Tag Archives: Felipe Agoncillo (Phil. Diplomat)

Luna and Agoncillo under Secret Service Surveillance

In 1899, Felipe Agoncillo, a lawyer and husband of Marcela Agoncillo (the seamstress of the first Filipino flag), and Juan Luna, Filipino artist best-known for his Spoliarium (which won the gold medal at the Exposición Nacional de Bellas Artes in Madrid about 15 years earlier), were in Washington to block the Senate ratification of the Treaty of […]