Aug 18, 2015
Unknown - studio portrait, but studio logo in bottom right-hand corner is unclear
Date of the photo:
Early 20th century, perhaps 1920s or 1930s (when Emilio was in his 30s or 40s)
Location of the photo:
Unknown, probably Cuba
Description of the Photo:
The photograph shows Emilio Aquilino Marcos Fernández, brother of Ysabel Marcos Fernández, and the maternal great-uncle of Joe Murphy. It is a studio portrait of Emilio, signed by him with the message: A mis queridos hermanos Ysabel y Baltasar / To my beloved sister and brother-in-law Ysabel and Baltasar.
Ysabel's younger brother Emilio lived in Cuba until 1958 until forced to leave by the Castro revolution when he and his family emigrated to America ending up in Dallas. He was a very successful business man owning a Department store & a ranch. He lived to be 99.