Ringling Circus elephant dressed as the Christmas reindeer "Vixen" during a show in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Ringling Circus elephant dressed as the Christmas reindeer "Vixen" during a show in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Image Number

  • JJS2109

Year

  • 1963

Date Note

  • Photographed in October 1963.

Series Title

General Note

  • Accompanying note: "Indoor coliseum at fairgrounds".

    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 - 35 mm.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, D.

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Ringling Circus elephant dressed as the Christmas reindeer "Vixen" during a show in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Ringling Circus elephant dressed as the Christmas reindeer "Vixen" during a show in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Ringling Circus elephant dressed as the Christmas reindeer "Vixen" during a show in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 1963. Black & white photonegative, 35 mm. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/254498>, accessed 14 February 2016.

MLA

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Ringling Circus elephant dressed as the Christmas reindeer "Vixen" during a show in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 1963. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 14 Feb. 2016.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/254498>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida/Steinmetz)