old philippines : fashion from late 1800s to 1920 — myturtleneck
The Old Philippines archive of images is a source of immense inspiration. I love looking at the rarely seen fashion women wore in the Philippines at the turn of the century. The fabrics used were primarily the sheer piña fabric (pineapple fiber), abaca (banana fiber) and cotton. It's likely
General Emilio Aguinaldo was officially considered the First President of the Philippines (1899-1901) and led Philippine forces first against Spain in the latter part of the Philippine Revolution (1896-1897), and then in the Spanish-American War (1898), and finally against the United States during the Philippine-American War (1899-1901). He was captured in 1901 and went into exile on Guam, finally returning to the Philippines decades later. #philippine history #history
Gregorio Del Pilar was born in Bulacan, Bulacan November 14, 1875
On November 14, 1875, Gregorio Del Pilar, one of the youngest generals during the 1896 Philippine Revolution against Spain, was born in Bulacan, Bulacan.
Pateros (Southeast Metro Manila), celebrating the 1st year anniversary since the liberation of the village from Japanese occupation of WWII, Philippines,1946. War torn Pateros Church or San Roque Parish Church can be seen behind. by John T Pilot, via Flickr
Filipino women seeking help from American soldiers, Philippines, 1899
Look at the expressions on the ladies faces, a combination of fear and hope. Philippine American War This picture is from the original Photograph that is in the collections of the US Library of Congress.
Manila Cathedral, Intramuros, Manila, Philippines, Unknown date (Early 20th century up to 1930)
This is a scan from a stereo view card photograph. Stereo view cards were popular mid to late 1800s into the 1900s. I do not own or have the card in my possession.