Quiapo - 1941 Plaza Miranda in the heart of Quiapo District, is named after Jose Sandino y Miranda, who served as secretary of the treasury of the Philippines for 10 years beginning in 1853 * LIFE archive ~ Mutya ~
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Escolta in the early 1900s, in 1945 and in 2005. This is the corner of what is now Banquero Street. Visible are the Regina Building (left), the Perez-Samanillo Building (pink - now First United) and the Burke Building (beige-beside pink).
Roxas Boulevard mid 1930s Formerly known as Dewey Boulevard,Originally called Cavite Boulevard,it was renamed Dewey Boulevard in honor of the American Admiral George Dewey, who under his command defeated the Spanish navy in the Battle of Manila Bay in 1898. The boulevard was again renamed to "Heiwa Boulevard" in late 1941 during Japanese Home Rule and Roxas Boulevard in the 1960s to honor President Manuel Roxas, the fifth president of the Republic of Philippines.
LOOK: Colored Photos Of Old Philippines Are Stunning! - Page 2 of 2 - When In Manila
“Street Musician in Manila and His Audience, 1901” Photo by Edward Barnard Image source: Pearl of the Orient: Discover Old Philippines page Colorized by E.S.S. “Dried Grasshoppers, A Great Delicacy” Ca.1920s Image source: Mr. Alex Castro Colorized by E.S.S. “Americans, Chinese and Filipinos, Philippines, 1900-1902” Image Source: University of Michigan Library @ John Tewell Colorized […]
A view of people shopping at stalls in a court near the Quiapo Church. Location: Manila, Philippines Date taken: 1942 Photographer: Carl Mydans