Ideals publication cover of famous Ringling Circus clowns in Sarasota, Florida.

Ideals publication cover of famous Ringling Circus clowns in Sarasota, Florida.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/246638
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Title

  • Ideals publication cover of famous Ringling Circus clowns in Sarasota, Florida.

Image Number

  • JJS1374

Year

  • 1947

Date Note

  • Photographed on March 21, 1947.

Series Title

General Note

  • Clockwise from top left: Felix Adler, Emmett Kelly, Harry Dann, and Paul Jerome.

    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

  • The Circus Comes Home

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - col. - 11 x 9 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, C.

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Ideals publication cover of famous Ringling Circus clowns in Sarasota, Florida.
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