Joe Steinmetz doing a magic trick aboard the shantyboat "Lazy Bones".

Joe Steinmetz doing a magic trick aboard the shantyboat "Lazy Bones".

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/245465
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Joe Steinmetz doing a magic trick aboard the shantyboat "Lazy Bones".

Image Number

  • JJS0506

Year

  • 1947 or 1948

Series Title

General Note

  • Shown during a shanty boat cruise from Ft. Myers to Clewiston between December 28, 1947 and January 6, 1948.
  • Joe was a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, specializing in sleight of hand.

    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. - 4 x 5 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, B.

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Joe Steinmetz doing a magic trick aboard the shantyboat "Lazy Bones".
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