Joe Steinmetz looking at his photograph of a giraffe near the darkroom at his studio in Sarasota, Florida.

Joe Steinmetz looking at his photograph of a giraffe near the darkroom at his studio in Sarasota, Florida.


Image Number

  • JJS0281

Year

  • 1948

Date Note

  • Photographed on May 5, 1948.

Series Title

    Biography Note

  • Joseph Janney Steinmetz was a world-renowned commercial photographer whose images appeared in such publications as the Saturday Evening Post, Life, Look, Time, Holiday, Collier's, and Town & Country. His work has been referred to as "an American social history," which documented diverse scenes of American life from affluent northeasterners to middle-class Floridians. Steinmetz moved from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Sarasota, Florida in 1941.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 5 x 4 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, B.

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Joe Steinmetz looking at his photograph of a giraffe near the darkroom at his studio in Sarasota, Florida.
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Chicago Manual of Style

Steinmetz, Lois Foley, d. 1968. Joe Steinmetz looking at his photograph of a giraffe near the darkroom at his studio in Sarasota, Florida. 1948. Black & white photonegative, 5 x 4 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245167>, accessed 7 December 2016.

MLA

Steinmetz, Lois Foley, d. 1968. Joe Steinmetz looking at his photograph of a giraffe near the darkroom at his studio in Sarasota, Florida. 1948. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 7 Dec. 2016.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245167>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida/Steinmetz)