Bahay Nakpil-Bautista, Quiapo- Manila, Philippines
Faroles (lanterns) hanging from the eaves of the house indicate that this photograph was taken during Christmas when it is customary in the Philippines to hang these traditional symbols.
Reproduced from the book “Julio Nakpil and the Philippine Revolution” by Encarnacion Alzona.
Mr. Ariston Lin Bautista – He was the son of Mariano A. Bautista and Teresa Limpingco, and was born in Sta. Cruz, Manila. Bautista was married to Petrona Nakpil in 1903.
His house on Barbosa Street [now named after him, A. Bautista Street], Quiapo, Manila, used to be a small art museum of antiques and paintings of representative Filipino arts. His library is now with the University of the Philippines Medical Museum started by Dr. Geminiano de Ocampo².
A collegue, Dr. Jose P. Bantug, described him:
descendants of Gat Andres Bonifacio ‘s siblings in attendance
The gathering was initiated by the relatives of the Nakpil’s , Bonifacio , Castro and De Jesus clan a day before the Gat Andres Bonifacio ‘s 150th anniversary , since a lot of them are busy during the date of the celebration.
There was a short program led by the artist group , a small program led by Ms. Bobbie Santos- Viola .
Ms. Bobbie Santos-Viola
She was the host speaker and moderator during the gathering
After the short recollection among the living descendants , a short play of the life of Gat Andres Bonifacio and a late afternoon meal serving the ” BEST ” of Quiapo’s food like fresh lumpia, empanada, pancit, barbecue were served.
Note” I would like to ” Thank” Ms. Bobbie Santos Viola, Professor Fernando B. Zialcita for the accommodation and invitation extended to the author.