|Entrance to an exhibit. Peru
He reproduced many aboriginal indian individuals with their native clothes, ornaments and tools and in typical everyday attitudes.
Siux, Navajo, Apache, Algoquian, Cheyene, Hopi were some of the north american tribes he portrayed.
Quechua and Aymara from the Andes.
Bora, Campa Machiguenga, Ezeja, Iquitos, Jibaro, Conibos, Shipibos, Cashinaua.........from Peru
Camayura, Tumbe, Yanomami, Parakanas, Araras....from Brasil
Caribe, Llanero , .......from Venezuela, among many other tribes were visited and their members posed for Felipe.
Felipe, and his son Tomas, lived in a house designed by himself on the grounds of the family business (Feria del Pacifico). There he had a large garden were he grew beatifull plants he colected on his trips. A small area in which he grew vegetables and a mini stable were he bred chikens, ducks, pigs, goats, cows, guinea pigs and other animals for his own needs.
He was basically a "country boy", always smiling and in a good mood, he loved life and people. His many friends attended the many original parties he held at his place.