Photo, Print, Drawing [Portrait of Louis Armstrong, Aquarium, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1946] These are the things that make up Louis Armstrong, as reflected in the mirror by Bill Gottlieb, staff lensman, in the third of his intimate studies of musical celebs in their dressing rooms. Here are his throat spray and other medications (Louie vocalizes as much as he plays trumpet, you know), the inevitable stack of handkerchiefs (he uses them by the dozen), and copies of the diet by which he lost 60 poinds in one year, distributed gratis to all over-weight friends and acquaintances / Caption from Down Beat: These are the things that make up Louis Armstrong, as reflected in the mirror by Bill Gottlieb, staff lensman, in the third of his intimate studies of musical celebs in their dressing rooms. Here are his throat spray and other medications (Louie vocalizes as much as he plays trumpet, you know), the inevitable stack of handkerchiefs (he uses them by the dozen), and copies of the diet by which he lost 60 poinds in one year, distributed gratis to all over-weight friends and acquaintances

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Title
[Portrait of Louis Armstrong, Aquarium, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1946]
Other Title
These are the things that make up Louis Armstrong, as reflected in the mirror by Bill Gottlieb, staff lensman, in the third of his intimate studies of musical celebs in their dressing rooms. Here are his throat spray and other medications (Louie vocalizes as much as he plays trumpet, you know), the inevitable stack of handkerchiefs (he uses them by the dozen), and copies of the diet by which he lost 60 poinds in one year, distributed gratis to all over-weight friends and acquaintances
Caption from Down Beat: These are the things that make up Louis Armstrong, as reflected in the mirror by Bill Gottlieb, staff lensman, in the third of his intimate studies of musical celebs in their dressing rooms. Here are his throat spray and other medications (Louie vocalizes as much as he plays trumpet, you know), the inevitable stack of handkerchiefs (he uses them by the dozen), and copies of the diet by which he lost 60 poinds in one year, distributed gratis to all over-weight friends and acquaintances
Alternate Title
These are the things that make up Louis Armstrong, as reflected in the mirror by Bill Gottlieb, staff lensman, in the third of his intimate studies of musical celebs in their dressing rooms. Here are his throat spray and other medications (Louie vocalizes as much as he plays trumpet, you know), the inevitable stack of handkerchiefs (he uses them by the dozen), and copies of the diet by which he lost 60 poinds in one year, distributed gratis to all over-weight friends and acquaintances
Contributor Names
Gottlieb, William P. -- 1917- (photographer)
Created / Published
1946, monographic.
Subject Headings
-  Armstrong, Louis, 1900-1971
-  Jazz musicians -- 1940-1950
-  Trumpet players -- 1940-1950
-  Aquarium
Genre
graphic
Notes
-  Reference print available in Music Division, Library of Congress.
-  Purchase William P. Gottlieb
-  Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress).
-  General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at
-  In: "Through the looking glass," Down Beat, v. 13, no. 15 (July 15, 1946), p. 21.
-  Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 011 (gottlieb assignment)
-  011 (assignment)
-  Aquarium (venue)
-  LC-GLB13-0025 DLC (stock number)
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/gottlieb.00251 (url)
Form
electronic resource
remote
nonprojected graphic
photonegative
graphic
Extent
1 negative : b&w ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.
Repository
Music Division
Access Condition
Mr. Gottlieb has dedicated these works to the public domain, but rights of privacy and publicity may apply.
LC Classification
LC-GLB13- 0025
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
Graphic. Portrait Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Negatives-1940-1950.. electronic resource | 1 negative : b&w ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. | Reference print available in Music Division, Library of Congress. Purchase William P. Gottlieb Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress). General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at In: "Through the looking glass," Down Beat, v. 13, no. 15 (July 15, 1946), p. 21. Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 011 (Gottlieb Assignment). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form). Graphic (Form).
Original Format
photo, print, drawing
Additional Metadata Formats
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Rights & Access

In accordance with the wishes of William Gottlieb, the photographs in this collection entered into the public domain on February 16, 2010, but rights of privacy and publicity may apply. Privacy and publicity rights protect the interests of the person(s) who may be the subject(s) of the work or intellectual creation. Users of photographs in the Gottlieb collection are responsible for clearing any privacy or publicity rights associated with the use of the images.

The following items are included in the William P. Gottlieb Collection with permission as noted:

Articles from Down Beat magazine by William Gottlieb and others, Ed Enright, Editor, Down Beat magazine, 102 North Haven Road, Elmhurst, IL 60126-3370.

"The Faces of Jazz," by W. Royal Stokes, Civilization, vol. 2, no. 5, September-October 1995, Civilizaton, Attn. Managing Editor, 666 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Suite 303, Washington, D.C. 20003. Reproduced by permission. All rights reserved.

Credit Line: William P. Gottlieb/Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin Fund Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress.

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Chicago citation style:

Gottlieb, William P. Portrait of Louis Armstrong, Aquarium, New York, N.Y., ca. July. United States, 1946. , Monographic. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/gottlieb.00251/.

APA citation style:

Gottlieb, W. P. (1946) Portrait of Louis Armstrong, Aquarium, New York, N.Y., ca. July. United States, 1946. , Monographic. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gottlieb.00251/.

MLA citation style:

Gottlieb, William P. Portrait of Louis Armstrong, Aquarium, New York, N.Y., ca. July. , Monographic. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/gottlieb.00251/>.

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