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[Portrait of Billie Holiday and Mister, Downbeat(?), New York, N.Y., ca. June 1946] (LOC) | by The Library of Congress
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[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.

 

Notes:

Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 269

Reference print available in Music Division, Library of Congress.

Purchase William P. Gottlieb

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.

 

Subjects:

Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959

Mister

Women jazz musicians--1940-1950.

Jazz singers--1940-1950.

Boxers (Dogs)--1940-1950.

 

Format: Portrait photographs--1940-1950.

Group portraits--1940-1950.

Film negatives--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

  

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Taken sometime in 1946