The Nationwide Museum of the Philippines has acquired a few artwork items from the Tambunting household.
The bust of Antonio L. Tambunting by Nationwide Artist Abdulmari Asia Imao is now exhibited on the Antonio and Aurora Tambunting Gallery of the museum’s Anthropology part.
Whereas the portrait of Aurora P. Tambunting, created by Nationwide Artist Fernando C. Armosolo could also be seen inside Gallery IX’s Early twentieth Century Philippine Portrait Corridor.
In response to the Nationwide Museum, Antonio’s son had the bust made for his father, who continued to supply monetary help to Manila residents by means of his pawnshops amid Japanese occupation.
Like her husband Antonio, Aurora additionally devoted her life to charity and church causes. She was among the many predominant benefactors of the Ina ng Laging Saklolo Parish and Elsie Gaches Village.
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