Proprietor of railways.
This person is the subject of ongoing research. We have started by researching their relationship to the enslavement of people.
Philip Lytcott Hinds was the son of Hon. Samuel Hinds. (UCL Department of History, ‘Hon. Samuel Hinds, M.D.’, in UCL Department of History (ed.), Legacies of British Slave-ownership [online], London 2020, <https://www.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/2146632819> accessed 2 August 2021.) He was based on Barbados in the 1830s but was living in London in the mid 1840s. In 1861 he was living at 61 Portland Place, listed as an owner of railways etc. He died at Portland Place in 1876. He was awarded the compensation for three estates on Barbados and the enslaved people on them.
No known connections with abolition.
National Gallery painting connections
Donor: presented in 1853: NG228.
Other paintings formerly owned by Hinds are now in the collections of Leeds Museums and Galleries (Temple Newsam House) and the J. Paul Getty Museum.
History of Parliament Trust (ed.), The History of Parliament: British Political, Social & Local History, London 1964-, https://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/
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UCL Department of History, 'Philip Lytcott Hinds', in UCL Department of History (ed.), Legacies of British Slave-ownership, London 2020, https://www.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/4918
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