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Title
Flower girl of San Miguel
Date Created and/or Issued
[1899?]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Plates in: Spanish American War and Philippine insurrection : photographic album of California Heavy Artillery, with scenes in camp and views of the Philippines, v. 2, pg. 19, no. 3.
Studio portrait of young woman in saya or sarong and waist-cloth.
2009-2053.
In May of 1898, California created the First Battalion of California Heavy Artillery, United States Volunteers in answer to President's call for troops. Consisted of four batteries, A through D, batteries A and D were assigned to Philippine Islands Expeditionary Forces, remaining batteries served in U.S. Album documents experiences of Frank Freeman Atkinson, Sergeant in Battery D.
Mrs. Frank Atkinson;
Published in: Our islands and their people as seen with camera and pencil. St. Louis : N.D. Thompson Pub. Co., c1899. Vol. 2, pg. 572. Captioned: A full-blooded Tagalog girl. This young lady is the daughter of a wealthy native of the Tagalog tribe, and is educated and refined. She is not a flower girl, as might be inferred from the basket of flowers in her hand.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 8 x 5 1/8 in.
Identifier
(C)001409508CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Spanish-American War, 1898--Photographs
Women--Clothing & dress--Philippines
Tagalog (Philippine people)--Clothing & dress
Philippines--Photographs
Photographic prints
Photograph albums
Portrait photographs
Place
Philippines

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