Woman riding elephant during the NBC-TV rehearsal for the Cristiani Brothers Circus in Sarasota, Florida.

Woman riding elephant during the NBC-TV rehearsal for the Cristiani Brothers Circus in Sarasota, Florida.


Image Number

  • JJS2038B

Year

  • 1959

Date Note

  • Photographed in March 1959.

Series Title

General Note

  • Accompanying note: "Rolleis".
  • Rehearsals were for "Roll out the Sky," the story of the Cristiani Brothers Circus to be aired on "NBC Kaleidoscope" Sunday May 3.

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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

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, D.

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Woman riding elephant during the NBC-TV rehearsal for the Cristiani Brothers Circus in Sarasota, Florida.
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Chicago Manual of Style

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Woman riding elephant during the NBC-TV rehearsal for the Cristiani Brothers Circus in Sarasota, Florida. 1959. Black & white photonegative, 60 mm. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/254387>, accessed 17 July 2019.

MLA

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Woman riding elephant during the NBC-TV rehearsal for the Cristiani Brothers Circus in Sarasota, Florida. 1959. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 17 Jul. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/254387>.

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(State Archives of Florida/Steinmetz)