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Tommy & Elsie – Photos

These photos have been very kindly provided to us by various members of the Sympson and Benitz families.  We do not know who took most of them.

PHOTOS:
Are arranged in approximate date order, with breaks between decades (1910 through 1940, so far).

OTHER PHOTOS:
The first photos of Elsie were taken during the 1890s at estancia "La California".
Photos of Elsie in her youth are found throughout her father John Benitz’s photo albums.

NAMES:
♦ Names are always listed: LEFT to RIGHT.
♦ If no surname is provided then: Sympson
♦ Ladies surnames: maiden/married, if both provided.
♦ Abbreviations: Bz Benitz – Sn Sympson – Wr Webster

QUOTES:  Text within quotes beneath a photo was written on it's back or next to it in an album.

CREDIT:  Unless credited otherwise, the photos (and their details) on this page were provided by Moira Greaven, grandchild of Tommy & Elsie.

PLACES:  Please see our reference pages.

 

1900:

 

Pic-01-A

Missing image.

Elsie - 7 Aug. 1901
(Source: photo by JEBz, from John C. Bz)
For many more photos of Elsie as a child,
pleae see her father’s photo albums.
(Dup dated AABz Alb.2, pg.7)

 

1910:

Pic-17-A

Missing image.

Tommy & Elsie
Deloraine Court, Lincoln, England – 1917
Click here to read note back of photo.

Pic-17-B

Missing image.

Elsie
England – ca.1917
Click here to see back of portrait.

 

1920:

Pic-20-A

Missing image.

Elsie & Tommy
Marjory & Rodney

"El Venado" – ca. July, 1920
(Source: D. Benitz)

Pic-28-A

Missing image.

Elsie & Children
"El Venado" – ca. January, 1928

Pic-28-B

Missing image.

Poro & Tommy
"El Venado" – late 1920s?

Pic-28-C

Missing image.

Poro - Josie Wr - Marjory
& governess

"Los Algarrobos" (per brick wall) – late 1920s

Pic-28-D

Missing image.

Rosa & Poro
Nancy & Marjory

On "picaro" Shetland ponies
"El Venado" – late 1920s

Pic-28-E

Missing image.

Poro
"El Venado" – late 1920s

Pic-28-F

Missing image.

Tommy at far right
Polo at "Los Algarrobos"? – late 1920s

Pic-29-A

Missing image.

Rodney - Marjory - Poro
ca.1929

1930:

Pic-30-A

Missing image.

Tommy, Elsie, & children:
Poro - Nancy - Marjory - Peter - Mickey - Rosa

"El Venado" – 1930
(“1930” is written on the photo’s white border)

Pic-30-B

Missing image.

Marjory - Poro - Rosa - Nancy - Mickey - Peter
"El Venado" – 1930
(Same date as prior photo, per clothes)

Pic-30-C

Missing image.

Robin Bz - David Bz - Peter Sn
Enjoying ‘choclos’ (field not sweet corn)
ca.1930

Pic-30-D

Missing image.

Elsie, Jo, & children
Ready for a ride in a vagoneta
“El Venado” or “La Gloria”
ca.1930

Pic-31-A

Missing image.

Grannie Marjorie Macintosh/Benitz
Poro Sn - Josie Wr

ca.1931

Pic-31-B

Missing image.

back: Josie Wr - Marjory
front: Rosemary - Nancy - Mickey - Peter
ca.1931

Pic-31-C

Missing image.

Josie Wr - Poro - Marjory
"El Venado" – ca.1931

Pic-32-A

Missing image.

Marjory - Josie Wr - Mickey - Rosemary
Peter - Nancy - Poro

"El Venado"? – ca.1932

Pic-31-E

Missing image.

back: Mickey - Peter
front: Rosemary - Josie Wr - Nancy
“Los Algarrobos” – ca.1931

Pic-31-F

Missing image.

Mickey - Peter - Poro
"El Venado" – ca.1931

Pic-32-B

Missing image.

Marjory - Rodney - Alfred D. Bz
Buenos Aires Zoo. – ca.1932

 

Pic-34-A

Missing image.

Rodney - Mickey - Rosa - Nancy - Poro -
Josie Wr - Marjory -
front: Peter
Reydon Hotel, Cruz Grande (Cba. Hills)
ca.1934

 

Pic-34-B

Missing image.

Rodney - Marjory - Poro
Rosemary - Nancy - Peter - Mickey

Bell Ville, Córdoba – 1934

Pic-36-A

Missing image.

Mickey - Peter - Nancy - Rosemary
Poro - Marjory - Rodney

"El Venado" – 1936

Pic-38-A

Missing image.

Rodney - Marjory - Poro
Rosemary - Nancy
Mickey - Peter

"El Venado" – 1938

1940:

 

Pic-41-A

Missing image.

Farewell cocktail party
for volunteers Rodney & Marjory

Hosted by John Bz at the English Club, Bs. As.
John Bz - Rodney - Elsie - Marjory - Tommy
1941

 

© Peter Benitz (Benitz Family)