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Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.16: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.16: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss this illustration titled Métis Chinois ou Sangley by Jean Mallat. We describe in detail the way this couple is dressed in Barong Tagalog, baro't saya and other filipiñiana clothing and accessories, and we talk about the other circumstances of this image.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.15: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.15: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at this illustration titled Métis de la haute classe en promenade from Jean Mallat, and we break down the subjects of this drawing and the Barong Tagalog, baro't saya and other filipiñiana clothing and accessories they are wearing

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.14: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.14: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and talk about the illustration titled Indiens Pampangos [Natives of Pampanga], 1846, from Jean Mallat and we discuss how the subjects are dressed in Barong Tagalog, baro’t saya and other filipiñiana clothing and accessories 

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.13: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.13: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss the illustration titled Indiens Bisayas [Native Visayans], 1846 by Jean Mallat and how the subjects in it are dressed in Barong Tagalog and other filipiñiana clothing and accessories. 

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.12: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.12: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We discuss Jean Mallat and his work documenting his time in the Philippines, and we look at and talk about the illustration Indiens Tagales Pilant du Riz [Native Tagalogs Pounding Rice], 1846, by Mallat, Bayot and Lemercier, which vividly shows a Tagalog man and woman in a Barong Tagalog and baro’t saya respectively. 

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.11: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.11: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss the illustration Pont de Manille (Iles Philippines) et Costumes [Manila Bridge (Philippine Islands) and Costumes], circa 1840, by Gabriel Lafond de Lurcy. We also take a closer look at the clothing of the people in this drawing, including the Barong Tagalog, baro’t saya and other garments and accessories.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.10: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.10: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss Intérieur d’une Case Bicole [Interior of a Bicolano House], 1886, an illustration by Dr. Joseph Montano, Dosso and Hildibrand, which depicts an average day in the life of a Bicolano family and how they dressed around the house in barongs, camisa de chino and baro't saya.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.9: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.9: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We discuss French explorer and author Gabriel Lafond de Lurcy and his publications documenting what he experienced in visits to the Philippines, and we look at and talk about Propriété de Mr. La Géroniére, 1844, the illustration shown here by J. Collignon and Lechar featured in Lafond's book series Voyages Autour du Monde et Naufrages Célèbres (seven volumes, 1842-1845). This drawing shows two Filipino men in barongs and other local work and hunting wear

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.8: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.8: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We talk about the life of Paul Proust de la Gironière, who is the French man in this illustration that adopted the Philippines as his home, built a life there and wrote about his experiences after decades of living there. We also look at and discuss this drawing of him dressed like a Filipino in a Barong Tagalog.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.7: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.7: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We discuss Grégoire Louis Domeny de Rienzi, the publisher that made this illustration, titled Tagales de l’Ile de Louçon et Jeune Montagarde Aeta (1836), famous. We also look at the Tagalog and Aeta subjects in this drawing and describe how they wore the Barong Tagalog, baro't saya and other common garments and accessories of that time. 

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.6: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.6: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We talk about French naval officer and artist François-Edmond Pâris. We also look at and discuss his artwork titled “Bilalo, bateau de passage de Manille à Cavite” [Manila-Cavite Ferry, called a “Bilalo”], 1841, showing a wide variety of local Filipinos in barongs and other local clothing.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.5: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.5: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We discuss French explorer Jules Sébastien César Dumont d’Urville and his famous travel albums. We also look at and discuss the illustration “Hahnenkämpfe” [Cockfights], 1835, by French artist Louis Auguste de Sainson, the Filipino men depicted in the drawing and how they wore the Barong Tagalog.