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Serena Lewis, an Australian artist, beautifully captured the simplicity of this daisy in three easy steps. © Serena Lewis (Acrylic on canvas x by erica Painting & Drawing, Watercolor Paintings, Watercolor Flowers, Australian Artists, Acrylic Art, Art Tutorials, Painting Inspiration, Flower Art, Canvas Art

Coming Up Daisies

Serena Lewis, an Australian artist, beautifully captured the simplicity of this daisy in three easy steps. © Serena Lewis (Acrylic on canvas 12in x 16in)

Today in History Marks the Landing of Explorer Ferdinand Magellan - His Discovery and His Life Met a Bitter End Just Over a Month After Finding the Philippines Conquistador, Fernand De Magellan, Battle Of Mactan, Holidays Around The World, Today In History, Ferdinand, World History, Greek History, Modern History

Guam Celebrates Discovery Day

Every first Monday in March, Guam commemorates the discovery of the country in 1521 by the European explorer Ferdinand Magellan; this holiday is also known as ‘Magellan Day’.

On November Gregorio Del Pilar, one of the youngest generals during the 1896 Philippine Revolution against Spain, was born in Bulacan, Bulacan. Popularly known as the “Boy General,” he became General Emilio Aguinaldo’s confidante and right-hand man. Philippines People, Philippines Culture, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Philippine Army, Philippine Mythology, President Of The Philippines, Filipino Culture, Filipino Art

Gregorio Del Pilar was born in Bulacan, Bulacan November 14, 1875

(General Gregorio del Pilar) On November 14, 1875, Gregorio Del Pilar, one of the youngest generals during the 1896 Philippine Revolution against Spain, was born in Bulacan, Bulacan. Popularly known as the “Boy General,” he became General Emilio Aguinaldo’s confidante and right-hand man. Also casually known as "Goyo," he came from a poor family and had to peddle rice cakes and even served as "houseboy" for his aunt until he finished his Bachelor’s degree course from Ateneo de Manila…

Leonora Rivera at age Dr. Jose Rizal's sweetheart who became model for the Maria Clara character in Noli Me Tangere, was born in Camiling, Tarlac on April Filipino Art, Filipino Culture, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, University Of Santo Tomas, Philippines Culture, Philippines Fashion, Jose Rizal, Noli Me Tangere

Leonor Rivera Kipping (11 April 1867 – 28 August 1893) was the childhood sweetheart, and “lover by correspondence” of Philippine national hero José Rizal. Rivera was the “greatest influence” in preventing Rizal from falling in love with other women while Rizal was traveling outside the Philippines. Rivera's romantic relationship with Rizal lasted for eight years.

Insurgente Filipino con equipamiento español, Fuerzas de Aguinaldo, Luzón, 1898-1902. Military Art, Military History, Military Uniforms, Philippine Army, Filipino Art, The Spanish American War, Lifelong Friends, Spanish Colonial, Historical Photos

Guerra Hispano-Estadounidense.

La guerra hispano-estadounidense, llamada comúnmente en España como guerra de Cuba, y en Cuba guerra hispano-cubano-norteamericana, e incorrectamente guerra hispano-americana (por traducción del in…

A rare photo of HENERAL ANTONIO LUNA up close. *General Antonio Luna de San Pedro y Novicio-Ancheta October 1866 – 5 June was a Filipino army general who fought in the Philippine–American War. Boxer Rebellion, Philippines Culture, Filipino Culture, Filipino Tattoos, Chief Of Staff, American War, Rare Photos, Vintage Photos, History Facts

Antonio Luna Regarded as one of the fiercest generals of his time, he succeeded Artemio Ricarte as Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. He sought to apply his background in military science to the fledgling army. A sharpshooter himself, he organized professional guerrilla soldiers later to be known as the “Luna Sharpshooters” and the “Black Guard”. His three-tier defense, now known as the Luna Defense Line, gave the American troops a hard campaign in the provinces north

Here are some rare photos of Dr. Jose Rizal just hanging out with friends, doing what an ordinary guy did in the century. Rare Photos, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, University Of Santo Tomas, Jose Rizal, Noli Me Tangere, Philippines Culture, Filipino Culture, Filipiniana

dr jose rizal

Dr. Jose Rizal - Philippines' National Hero. His mysterious character made him so.

President Of The Philippines. Ferdinand Marcos in 1960 Ferdinand, President Of The Philippines, Liberal Party, Philippine News, Famous Musicians, Greatest Presidents, Classroom Rules, Curtain Call, Power To The People

President Of The Philippines.

President Of The Philippines. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

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Philippine History: Fashion from the Spanish Era Spanish Influence on Philippine Fashion

When we speak about fashion or clothing during the Spanish Colonization of the Philippines, we would think baro’t saya, Maria Clara dress, barong tagalog and camisa de chino. But during this period, there existed a colonial caste system. This colonial caste system also determined the type of clothing a certain class would wear. Negritos The Negrito Class was the descendants from pure Aeta clans. Their clothing was very simple. Both the male and female negrito would wear wrap around. Indio…

Emilio Famy Aguinaldo March 1869 – 6 February was a Filipino general… Emilio Aguinaldo, Jungle Theme Birthday, Filipino Culture, Jose Rizal, Job Info, Tribal People, Propaganda Art, Manila Philippines, Free Advice

Emilio Famy Aguinaldo (23 March 1869 – 6 February 1964) was a Filipino general, politician, and independence leader. He had an instrumental role during the Philippines' revolution against Spain, and the subsequent Philippine–American War or War of Philippine Independence that resisted American occupation.

Ferdinand Marcos: 18 Intriguing Facts About The Filipino Dictator Ferdinand, People Power Revolution, Thrilla In Manila, Philippine Star, President Of The Philippines, Jose Rizal, Philippines Culture, Baguio City, Philippines

18 Intriguing Facts You Might Not Know About Ferdinand Marcos

Here are 18 facts about the former President Ferdinand Marcos--his life, achievements and rise to presidency--that young Filipinos ought to know.