Young woman sitting on top of an elephant at the Ringling Circus in Sarasota, Florida.

Young woman sitting on top of an elephant at the Ringling Circus in Sarasota, Florida.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/245625
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Title

  • Young woman sitting on top of an elephant at the Ringling Circus in Sarasota, Florida.

Image Number

  • JJS0646

Year

  • 194-

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

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, B.

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Young woman sitting on top of an elephant at the Ringling Circus in Sarasota, Florida.
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