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Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.7: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.7: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the life and career of English artist Charles William Andrews, Philippine periodical Ilustracion Filipina, Andrews' untitled ballroom illustration (1860-1861), the subjects of this piece and the barongs and other clothing and accessories they wear.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.6: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.6: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss the Charles Wirgman illustration titled Billiard-Room in Manilla (1858), Wirgman's thoughts on this scene, the subjects of this drawing and their barongs and other clothing and accessories

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.5: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.5: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss Charles Wirgman’s illustration Cock-Fighting at Manilla (1857), his narrative of cockfighting culture, the subjects of this drawing and their barongs and other clothing and accessories.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.4: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.4: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss the illustration “Soirée Musicale” at Manilla (1857) from Charles Wirgman and the Filipino subject in his Barong Tagalog and his Chinese companions.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.3: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.3: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the life of British artist and journalist Charles Wirgman and his work with the Illustrated London News. We also look at and talk about his illustration Bargaining for Horses in Calamba (1857), the western and Filipino subjects of this work, and how they are dressed in Barong Tagalog and other garments and accessories.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.2: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.2: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss the illustration Gallera or Cock-Pit (1859) from Sir John Bowring and the three men in Barong Tagalog in this cockfighting arena

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.1: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.1: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. Here we discuss Sir John Bowring, his life and work. We also look at and talk about this piece Group of Natives, the subjects and how they are dressed in Barong Tagalog, baro't saya and other common clothing of that time.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.23: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.23: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We discuss Dr. Joseph Montano, his illustration Plantación del Arroz al Compas de la Música, por los Tagalos [Planting of Rice to the Beat of Music, by the Tagalogs] (1886), the subjects in this work and the barongs and other filipiñiana clothing worn.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.22: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.22: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss the illustration La Rue de l’Escolta à Manille from Antoine-Alfred Marché. We also go over the history of Escolta Street, and we talk about the people in this piece and how they are dressed, especially the three men in Barong Tagalog.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.21: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.21: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss Antoine-Alfred Marché's Le Volcan Taal, 1886, the volcano and the three Filipino subjects in the foreground in red work barongs.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.20: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.20: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We discuss French explorer Antoine-Alfred Marché, and we look at and break down how three men are dressed in Barong Tagalog in the illustration Fète à Santa Cruz de Nano from 1886.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.19: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.19: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We discuss French artist Pierre Charles Comte, his piece Batelier de Manille and how the subject of this illustration wears his Barong Tagalog and other clothing and accessories.