Circus performer in costume standing on top of an elephant in Sarasota, Florida.

Circus performer in costume standing on top of an elephant in Sarasota, Florida.


Image Number

  • JJS2081

Year

  • 19--

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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 photonegative - b&w - 60 mm.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, D.

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Circus performer in costume standing on top of an elephant in Sarasota, Florida.
Circus performer in costume standing on top of an elephant in Sarasota, Florida.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Circus performer in costume standing on top of an elephant in Sarasota, Florida. 19--. Black & white photonegative, 60 mm. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/254336>, accessed 17 July 2019.

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Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Circus performer in costume standing on top of an elephant in Sarasota, Florida. 19--. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 17 Jul. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/254336>.

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(State Archives of Florida/Steinmetz)