The Hispanic Liverpool Community Collection

Emilio Marcos.JPG
Emilio Aquilino Marcos Fernández (Guitiriz, c. 1895 - Dallas, c. 1994)

Contributed by:

Joe Murphy

Date added:

Aug 18, 2015

Photographed by:

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.

Additional information:
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.