Magazine illustrator Ben Stahl looking at his Contax camera.

Magazine illustrator Ben Stahl looking at his Contax camera.


Image Number

  • JJS1092

Year

  • 1947

Date Note

  • Photographed on March 27, 1947.

Series Title

General Note

  • Accompanying note: "Ben Stahl, magazine illustrator of the 'Hornblower' series in the Sat Eve Post; with his Contax with which he makes notes for later illustrations for True Story Magazine."

Rights

    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.

Title of Work

  • Saturday evening post

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 5 x 4 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, C.

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Magazine illustrator Ben Stahl looking at his Contax camera.
Magazine illustrator Ben Stahl looking at his Contax camera.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Magazine illustrator Ben Stahl looking at his Contax camera. 1947. Black & white photonegative, 5 x 4 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/246204>, accessed 25 April 2019.

MLA

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Magazine illustrator Ben Stahl looking at his Contax camera. 1947. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 25 Apr. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/246204>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida/Steinmetz)