Evening view looking west at the Bridge of Lions in St. Augustine, Florida.

Evening view looking west at the Bridge of Lions in St. Augustine, Florida.


Image Number

  • JJS1551

Year

  • 1953

Series Title

General Note

  • The Bridge of Lions, also known as the Matanzas River Highway Bridge, consists of 23 approach spans and an 87-foot, double leaf, rolling lift bascule main span. It was later listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

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    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 slide - col.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, C.

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Evening view looking west at the Bridge of Lions in St. Augustine, Florida.
Evening view looking west at the Bridge of Lions in St. Augustine, Florida.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Evening view looking west at the Bridge of Lions in St. Augustine, Florida. 1953. Color slide, . State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/251406>, accessed 18 January 2018.

MLA

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Evening view looking west at the Bridge of Lions in St. Augustine, Florida. 1953. Color slide. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 18 Jan. 2018.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/251406>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida/Steinmetz)