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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.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.18: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.18: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We analyze and discuss the three subjects of Habitans de Manille, a painting by François Jules Collignon from 1850. We break down how these two men and a woman are dressed in barongs and other filipiñiana clothing and accessories and what that says about each of them.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.17: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 10.17: 19th Century French Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss the Jean Mallat illustration titled Métis Espagnols en Costume de Promenade from 1846. We describe how the female and male subjects are dressed in baro't saya, Barong Tagalog and other filipiñiana clothing and accessories.

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.