Man with artificial leg doing a handstand in a park at an art museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Man with artificial leg doing a handstand in a park at an art museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Image Number

  • JJS1130

Year

  • 1938

Date Note

  • Photographed in October 1938.

Series Title

General Note

  • Accompanying note: "C.H. Davies Co. photos at art museum in park of sports + activities of people with artificial limbs for 'Life'."

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

  • Life (New York, NY)

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 5 x 4 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, C.

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Man with artificial leg doing a handstand in a park at an art museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Man with artificial leg doing a handstand in a park at an art museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Man with artificial leg doing a handstand in a park at an art museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1938. Black & white photonegative, 5 x 4 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/246333>, accessed 19 March 2019.

MLA

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Man with artificial leg doing a handstand in a park at an art museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1938. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 19 Mar. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/246333>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida/Steinmetz)