[Portrait of Billie Holiday and Mister, Downbeat(?), New York, N.Y., ca. June 1946] (LOC)
Gottlieb, William P., 1917-, photographer.
[Portrait of Billie Holiday and Mister, Downbeat(?), New York, N.Y., ca. June 1946]
1 negative : b&w ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.
Caption from Down Beat: This is the first of a series of musical celebrities, pictured in the intimacy of their own dressing rooms by the camera of Bill Gottlieb, Down Beat staffer. Billie Holiday is his first subject, with the looking glass reflecting such items as pancake makeup, the fresh pineapple for the singer's throat and her pet Boxer.
Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 269
Reference print available in Music Division, Library of Congress.
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Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress).
In: "Through the looking glass!," Down Beat, v. 13, no. 13 (June 17, 1946), p. 14.
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959
Women jazz musicians--1940-1950.
Format: Portrait photographs--1940-1950.
Rights Info: Mr. Gottlieb has dedicated these works to the public domain, but rights of privacy and publicity may apply. lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/gottlieb-copyrig...
Repository: (negative) Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Washington D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
(reference print) Library of Congress, Music Division, Washington D.C. 20540 USA, loc.gov/rr/perform/
Part Of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (DLC) 99-401005
General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/gottlieb-home.html
Persistent URL: hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/gottlieb.04271
Call Number: LC-GLB13- 0427