Esperanza Lopez Mateos

Jan 8, 1907 - Sept 19, 1951

All photos by Henry Schnautz, Rights Reserved, Copyright 2008-2022 by Henry Schnautz and Terry Priest. All photos available for use under Creative Commons Commercial license CC By-SA 2.0. This means you can use for a book or an article. Please use the CC credit line and "Photo by Henry Schnautz". I would also appreciate an email with a brief description of your project simply for my education.
Tuxtla 1946 Photo Archive on Flickr
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Esperanza Lopez Mateos at airport holding books
Esperanza in 1946

All the pictures on this page - except the two studio pictures, and ESP standing in the meadow before Mt. Popo - are taken by Henry Schnautz, 1941-1948. All photos rights reserved. Esperanza sent the smiling studio picture to Henry in Sept 1943. The other one looks younger but I have no date.

Esperanza Lopez Mateos on Popocatepetl
Esperanza in Dec 1941 on Mt. Popocatepetl
Esperanza Lopez Mateos studio photo
Esperanza unknown date, two copies found with Henry's photos
Esperanza Lopez Mateos with roses
Esperanza at Toluca 1941
Esperanza Lopez Mateos hiking at overlook with companion
Esperanza at Las Penas de las Hadas 1941 with her hiking companion "The Professor"
Esperanza Lopez Mateos sitting at overlook
Esperanza at Las Penas de las Hadas 1941
Esperanza Lopez Mateos with companion on rock formation
Esperanza at Las Penas de las Hadas 1941 with the Professor
Esperanza Lopez Mateos studio photo
Esperanza sent this to Henry Schnautz in Sept 1943 when he was in the army, told him she would send him a happy, smiling photo.
Esperanza Lopez Mateos in a meadow in front of Mt. Popo
Esperanza sent this to Henry's sister. date unknown
Esperanza Lopez Mateos with children in front of a jungle waterfall
Esperanza 1946 near San Andres Tuxtla.
Esperanza Lopez Mateos bathing in lagoon
Esperanza 1946 near San Andres Tuxtla.
Esperanza Lopez Mateos standing on a dirt road in Southern Mexico
Esperanza 1946 near San Andres Tuxtla.
Esperanza Lopez Mateos sitting near a hut in Southern Mexico
Esperanza 1946 near San Andres Tuxtla. Henry did a painting of this pose.
Esperanza Lopez Mateos in hunting group in Southern Mexico
Esperanza 1946 near San Andres Tuxtla with unknown people in hunting group.
Esperanza Lopez Mateos in hunting group in Southern Mexico
Esperanza 1946 near San Andres Tuxtla with hunting group back at the cabin
Esperanza Lopez Mateos in hunting group in Southern Mexico
Esperanza with unknown boy 1946 San Andres Tuxtla
Esperanza Lopez Mateos in hunting group in Southern Mexico
Esperanza 1946 near San Andres Tuxtla
Esperanza Lopez Mateos in bathing suit beside lake in Southern Mexico
Esperanza 1946 near San Andres Tuxtla possibly Lake Catemaco
Esperanza Lopez Mateos looking out an airplane window
Esperanza 1946 probably on the way to San Andres Tuxtla
Esperanza Lopez Mateos at the airport runway with books dressed for travel Esperanza Lopez Mateos at the airport runway with books dressed for travel
Esperanza 1946 probably at Mexico City airport on way to San Andres Tuxtla
Esperanza Lopez Mateos at Henry Schnautz apartment in New York city 1947
Esperanza January 1947 at Henry's apartment in New York City
Esperanza Lopez Mateos at Henry Schnautz apartment in New York city 1947
Esperanza January 1947 at Henry's apartment in New York City
Esperanza Lopez Mateos in New York city 1947 standing at train station
Esperanza 1947 in New York City
Esperanza Lopez Mateos in New York city 1947 standing on bridge
Esperanza January 1947 Manhattan Bridge in New York City
Esperanza Lopez Mateos in New York city 1948 in elegant clothing
I suspect this is what Esperanza wore to the premiere of "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" in Jan 1948 in New York City

All the pictures on this page - except the two studio pictures, and ESP standing in the meadow before Mt. Popo - are taken by Henry Schnautz, 1941-1948. All photos rights reserved. Esperanza sent the smiling studio picture to Henry in Sept 1943. The other one looks younger but I have no date. Two different copies of it were found with Henry's photos.