"Sangley Filipina" meaning Chinese Filipina, Francisco Van Kemp c. 1870. Musee De L'Homme, Paris [John Silva, 1985]

"Sangley Filipina" meaning Chinese Filipina, Francisco Van Kemp c. 1870. Musee De L'Homme, Paris [John Silva, 1985]

The manilena mestizo de Sangley or Chinese with Tagalog, in pineapple fiber shirt

The manilena mestizo de Sangley or Chinese with Tagalog, in pineapple fiber shirt

21 Rarely Seen Historical Photos of Famous People  -- She is so so beautiful! I would love to find out her story if Anyone knows her. Karen M. Roth @2015 Masquerading Crafter

21 Rarely Seen Historical Photos of Famous People -- She is so so beautiful! I would love to find out her story if Anyone knows her. Karen M. Roth @2015 Masquerading Crafter

Map of Binondo area. Binondo is an enclave in Manila primarily populated by Chinese immigrants living in the Philippines. Historically, the place called Parían near Intramuros was where the unconverted Chinese immigrants (called Sangley by the Spaniards) lived while Binondo was the place where the converted sangleys and their descendants, the mestizos de sangley or Chinese mestizos resided. Spanish cannons kept site of the Parian in case of any uprising.

Map of Binondo area. Binondo is an enclave in Manila primarily populated by Chinese immigrants living in the Philippines. Historically, the place called Parían near Intramuros was where the unconverted Chinese immigrants (called Sangley by the Spaniards) lived while Binondo was the place where the converted sangleys and their descendants, the mestizos de sangley or Chinese mestizos resided. Spanish cannons kept site of the Parian in case of any uprising.

Chinese Filipino - Wikipedia

Chinese Filipino - Wikipedia

Mestizo de Sangley' Woman, Term for Person of Chinese Ancestry in the Philippines (1875) digitally-colored version

Mestizo de Sangley' Woman, Term for Person of Chinese Ancestry in the Philippines (1875) digitally-colored version

Prefatory descriptions-4 on Binondo clans: Because there were hardly any women coming from China, the Chinese immigrant converts took to marrying native women, thus creating the “mestizo de Sangley” Chinese mestizo [ half-breed ].  It was in Binondo where the “mestizo de Sangley” Chinese mestizo community rose with unparalleled wealth and influence.

The Families of Old Binondo, Manila

Prefatory descriptions-4 on Binondo clans: Because there were hardly any women coming from China, the Chinese immigrant converts took to marrying native women, thus creating the “mestizo de Sangley” Chinese mestizo [ half-breed ]. It was in Binondo where the “mestizo de Sangley” Chinese mestizo community rose with unparalleled wealth and influence.

José Rizal, a pioneer of Philippine Revolution through his literary works in Spanish language

José Rizal, a pioneer of Philippine Revolution through his literary works in Spanish language

Filipina mestiza circa 1875 http://www.archipelagofiles.com/2014/03/how-filipina-mestiza-looked-in-1870s.html

Filipina mestiza circa 1875 http://www.archipelagofiles.com/2014/03/how-filipina-mestiza-looked-in-1870s.html

With a face that tells a thousand tales, this unknown young woman was photographed in the Philippines by Dutch photographer Francisco Van Camp in 1875. The photograph’s inscription describes her as Mestiza Sangley-Filipina, a term widely used in the 16th to 19th-century Spanish Philippines to differentiate ethnic Chinese from other types of island mestizos (such as those of mixed Indio and Spanish ancestry, who were much fewer in number.)

With a face that tells a thousand tales, this unknown young woman was photographed in the Philippines by Dutch photographer Francisco Van Camp in 1875. The photograph’s inscription describes her as Mestiza Sangley-Filipina, a term widely used in the 16th to 19th-century Spanish Philippines to differentiate ethnic Chinese from other types of island mestizos (such as those of mixed Indio and Spanish ancestry, who were much fewer in number.)

The University Museum exhibits the “Hasanlu Lovers,” a pair of entwined skeletons who died together in about 8oo B.C.

The University Museum exhibits the “Hasanlu Lovers,” a pair of entwined skeletons who died together in about 8oo B.C.

"Alexandria Alexis appeared 'as if from nowhere' and took New York society by storm. Some fawned over her while others claimed she was insane."

"Alexandria Alexis appeared 'as if from nowhere' and took New York society by storm. Some fawned over her while others claimed she was insane."

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