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

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

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/245167
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Title

  • Joe Steinmetz looking at his photograph of a giraffe near the dark room 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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