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Old October 31st, 2005, 08:23 AM   #2821
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^ Look at the muses "raising the roof" of that Singer building.
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Old October 31st, 2005, 08:23 AM   #2822
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^ Look at the muses "raising the roof" of that Singer building.
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Old October 31st, 2005, 08:25 AM   #2823
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^just simply unremarkable.
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Old October 31st, 2005, 08:25 AM   #2824
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^just simply unremarkable.
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Old October 31st, 2005, 08:46 AM   #2825
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It used to be another hotel. The mirador I think. foreclosed a long time ago. And it was being peddled for like 10 years maybe more before Emilio Yap bought it.
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Old October 31st, 2005, 08:46 AM   #2826
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It used to be another hotel. The mirador I think. foreclosed a long time ago. And it was being peddled for like 10 years maybe more before Emilio Yap bought it.
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Old October 31st, 2005, 09:41 AM   #2827
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^ Look at the muses "raising the roof" of that Singer building.
Yes--those female columns are really unusual in hispano-filipino architecture. In fact, Jose Rizal mentioned these very Escolta "caryatidas" in his writings...too bad the building is long gone.
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Old October 31st, 2005, 09:41 AM   #2828
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^ Look at the muses "raising the roof" of that Singer building.
Yes--those female columns are really unusual in hispano-filipino architecture. In fact, Jose Rizal mentioned these very Escolta "caryatidas" in his writings...too bad the building is long gone.
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Old October 31st, 2005, 10:07 AM   #2829
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In which writings did he mention these muses? Just wondering... in his fiction or in his letters?
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Old October 31st, 2005, 10:07 AM   #2830
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In which writings did he mention these muses? Just wondering... in his fiction or in his letters?
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Old October 31st, 2005, 01:28 PM   #2831
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Quote:
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When my lolo died, I was rummaging through his stuff and saw a list of these:

Dolphy
Chiquito
Panchito
Babalu
Babalina
Mang Nano (Pugo)
Tugo
Bentot
Pugak
Tugak
Cachupoy
Canuplin
Tange
Apeng Daldal
Ponga
Manok
Minyong Villegas
Palito
Don Pepot
Balot
Matimtiman Cruz
Chichay
Aruray
Chuchi
Patsy
Lupito
Metring David
Dely Atay-atayan
Elizabeth Ramsey

Made me really laugh with nostalgia. Kakatawa talaga lolo ko.
I remember Cachupoy, he was my neighbor when I was a kid in the Philippines, I even went to school with his daughter....her name was Cynthia.
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Old October 31st, 2005, 01:28 PM   #2832
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lili
When my lolo died, I was rummaging through his stuff and saw a list of these:

Dolphy
Chiquito
Panchito
Babalu
Babalina
Mang Nano (Pugo)
Tugo
Bentot
Pugak
Tugak
Cachupoy
Canuplin
Tange
Apeng Daldal
Ponga
Manok
Minyong Villegas
Palito
Don Pepot
Balot
Matimtiman Cruz
Chichay
Aruray
Chuchi
Patsy
Lupito
Metring David
Dely Atay-atayan
Elizabeth Ramsey

Made me really laugh with nostalgia. Kakatawa talaga lolo ko.
I remember Cachupoy, he was my neighbor when I was a kid in the Philippines, I even went to school with his daughter....her name was Cynthia.
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Old October 31st, 2005, 01:34 PM   #2833
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lili
When my lolo died, I was rummaging through his stuff and saw a list of these:

Dolphy
Chiquito
Panchito
Babalu
Babalina
Mang Nano (Pugo)
Tugo
Bentot
Pugak
Tugak
Cachupoy
Canuplin
Tange
Apeng Daldal
Ponga
Manok
Minyong Villegas
Palito
Don Pepot
Balot
Matimtiman Cruz
Chichay
Aruray
Chuchi
Patsy
Lupito
Metring David
Dely Atay-atayan
Elizabeth Ramsey

Made me really laugh with nostalgia. Kakatawa talaga lolo ko.

Elizabeth Ramsey is still going strong!
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Old October 31st, 2005, 01:34 PM   #2834
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lili
When my lolo died, I was rummaging through his stuff and saw a list of these:

Dolphy
Chiquito
Panchito
Babalu
Babalina
Mang Nano (Pugo)
Tugo
Bentot
Pugak
Tugak
Cachupoy
Canuplin
Tange
Apeng Daldal
Ponga
Manok
Minyong Villegas
Palito
Don Pepot
Balot
Matimtiman Cruz
Chichay
Aruray
Chuchi
Patsy
Lupito
Metring David
Dely Atay-atayan
Elizabeth Ramsey

Made me really laugh with nostalgia. Kakatawa talaga lolo ko.

Elizabeth Ramsey is still going strong!
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Old October 31st, 2005, 04:45 PM   #2835
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wher'd uve been getting these. all the pics yu've been posted here are all great find. im very proud that you had the time to show us all of these , if i can request, could u post the old quiapo before it was destroyed by an earthquake and fire.
I've been searching pictures at various universities on their online archieves. Those pictures that I recently found were from University of Austria and University of Winconsin: http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/SEAiT/

Army vehicles in front of Quiapo Church, Manila, 1946



Harbor scene, Manila, ca. 1925-1930

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Old October 31st, 2005, 04:45 PM   #2836
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wher'd uve been getting these. all the pics yu've been posted here are all great find. im very proud that you had the time to show us all of these , if i can request, could u post the old quiapo before it was destroyed by an earthquake and fire.
I've been searching pictures at various universities on their online archieves. Those pictures that I recently found were from University of Austria and University of Winconsin: http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/SEAiT/

Army vehicles in front of Quiapo Church, Manila, 1946



Harbor scene, Manila, ca. 1925-1930

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Old October 31st, 2005, 04:50 PM   #2837
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Calle de San Pedro, Cavite, 1899



Calle Cobaldo, Manila, 1902



Calle Real, Cavite, 1899

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Old October 31st, 2005, 04:50 PM   #2838
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Calle de San Pedro, Cavite, 1899



Calle Cobaldo, Manila, 1902



Calle Real, Cavite, 1899

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Old October 31st, 2005, 04:51 PM   #2839
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Church and convent of Binondo, Manila, 1899



Church of Binondo, Manila, 1899

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Church and convent of Binondo, Manila, 1899



Church of Binondo, Manila, 1899

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