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Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.13: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.13: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss El Gobernadorcillo (1859), an illustration by C. W. Andrews, the subject of this drawing, the principalia class, the office of gobernadorcillo, and how they dressed and wore the Barong Tagalog.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.12: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.12: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss the C. W. Andrews illustration Cuadro de Costumbres, the female subjects' activities and clothing and how the male subjects wear their barongs and other work clothes.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.11: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.11: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We examine and discuss the illustration titled El Mediquillo [the quack doctor] by C. W. Andrews, quack doctors and how the subject of this piece wears his Barong Tagalog and other clothing and accessories

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.10: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.10: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss the C. W. Andrews illustration Las Bancas, Andrews’ comments on this piece, and the subjects wearing barongs.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.9: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.9: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and talk about C. W. Andrews' 1859 illustration El Indio Viejo, the subject of this drawing, the barong and pants he wears and Andrews' description of this man.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.8: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 11.8: 19th Century English Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss C. W. Andrews' illustration titled Tasio (1858), the subject of this piece, the barong and other clothing he wears, Andrews' description of the subject and the possible reasons behind his wardrobe choices.

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