Daughter of Antonio Yznaga del Valle (1823–1893) and sister of Consuelo Yznaga del Valle, who married George Victor Drogo Montagu, the 8th Duke of Manchester in 1876.
This person is the subject of ongoing research. We have started by researching their relationship to the enslavement of people.
Antonio Yznaga del Valle was a sugar merchant and slaver-owner with plantations in Cuba and Louisiana. In 1870, he leased his Ravenwoods plantation to ’several squads of former slaves'. (Michael Wayne, The Reshaping of Plantation Society, Urbana and Chicago, 1990, 124.)
No known connections with abolition.
National Gallery painting connections
Donor: bequeathed in 1945: NG5583–5890. Emile Yznaga also presented to Tate in 1937: N04867 (currently on loan to the National Gallery, L688).
History of Parliament Trust (ed.), The History of Parliament: British Political, Social & Local History, London 1964-, https://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/
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