Binondo, Plaza Moraga, Manila, Philippines, “my store with my signs” written on the back, early 20th Century
Photographs of the Philippines taken by United States military personnel. University of Michigan Special Collections
Tucked in the peaceful town of Bagac, Bataan is a collection of Filipino century old houses known as “bahay na bato”. The Bahay Na Bato, a style of construction, is a mixture of Filipino-Spanish influences. A house built on stone foundation with wooden legs designed to stand earthquakes. Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar is a brainchild of Mr. Jerry Acuzar who owns a beachside property converted into a historical village resort.
Tivoli Movie Theater, Manila, Philippines, 1940 Pre-WWII Manila as the Pearl of the Orient before WWII took it all away with the Japanese invasion one year later. Photographer: Harrison Forman 1904-1978 This image is from the original negative held in the collections at the American Geographical Society Library (AGSL), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee USA. Source : John Tewell Collection ~ Mutya
North bank of the Pasig River, Manila, Philippines, 1940
This picture deserves to be seen at its largest: www.flickr.com/photos/johntewell/8516961975/sizes/o/in/ph... The last moments of Manila as the Pearl of the Orient before WWII took it all away with the Japanese invasion one year later. Photographer: Robert Larimore Pendleton, 1890-1957 This image is from the original negative held in the collections at the American Geographical Society Library (AGSL), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee USA. Copyright: Board of Regents of the University of…
Sala in the Lawton house, Manila, Philippines -- 1899
Notice two of Lawtons daughters in front of the mirror and the photographer and camera in the mirror. This photograph is in the University of Michigan, Special Collections Dean C. Worcester (1866-1924) collection
That Little Vigan Called Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar | coffeehan
Somewhere in Bataan, there is a place that is reminiscent of Vigan. Read this to discover Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar
Puerta de Sta. Lucia Gate, old walled Spanish city of Intramuros, Manila, Philippines, c1930s
A high detailed photograph with thousands of tiny white dust spots that took and hour+ to clean each one independently. You can almost read the sign above the gate. This original photograph is in my personal collection.