Old Manila IV

The following images give us an interesting glimpse into the “kinder, gentler” Manila at the turn of the 20th century. They were received by email without attribution as to their source.

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2 Responses to “Old Manila IV”

  1. By Grace on May 13, 2011

    Thanks for these pictures!

  2. By Floro Quibuyen on Feb 21, 2013

    Great photos! They make me wish I had lived at that time!If I could travel back in time! If only some of these areas–such as Escolta, Binondo, Hidalgo, parts of Pasig, etc–had been protected and preserved as heritage sites, and integrated into an ecologically planned city of Manila (the way European cities were planned and rebuilt after WWII)!!!
    Thanks for posting the photos, and best regards to Butch Zialcita.

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