Interior view showing audience applauding for the Asolo Theater cast members on stage.

Interior view showing audience applauding for the Asolo Theater cast members on stage.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/245393
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Interior view showing audience applauding for the Asolo Theater cast members on stage.

Image Number

  • JJS0384

Year

  • 1961

Date Note

  • Photographed on February 17, 1961.

Series Title

General Note

  • View of the 18th century theatre as installed in the Ringling museum. Above the entrance is a portrait of Catherine Cornaro, in whose memory it was originally built in Asolo, Italy. All the original paintings and ornamentation are intact. The Asolo Theatre opened its doors on January 10, 1958.

    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 transparency - col. - 5 x 4 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, B.

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Interior view showing audience applauding for the Asolo Theater cast members on stage.
Interior view showing audience applauding for the Asolo Theater cast members on stage.

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