Photo, Print, Drawing [Portrait of Harry Gibson, Diamond studio, New York, N.Y.(?), ca. Apr. 1947] Caption from Down Beat: One of the more frantic characters in music business, Harry (The Hipster) Gibson, cavorts on the cover of this issue. The Hipster first startled 52nd Street several years ago with his boogie piano, his wild vocalizing and his unpredictable actions. After turning out a record album and a few single discs he invaded Hollywood and, except for a theater tour with Mae West, has been there ever since. This is a staff photo by Bill Gottlieb

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Title
[Portrait of Harry Gibson, Diamond studio, New York, N.Y.(?), ca. Apr. 1947]
Other Title
Caption from Down Beat: One of the more frantic characters in music business, Harry (The Hipster) Gibson, cavorts on the cover of this issue. The Hipster first startled 52nd Street several years ago with his boogie piano, his wild vocalizing and his unpredictable actions. After turning out a record album and a few single discs he invaded Hollywood and, except for a theater tour with Mae West, has been there ever since. This is a staff photo by Bill Gottlieb
Alternate Title
Caption from Down Beat: One of the more frantic characters in music business, Harry (The Hipster) Gibson, cavorts on the cover of this issue. The Hipster first startled 52nd Street several years ago with his boogie piano, his wild vocalizing and his unpredictable actions. After turning out a record album and a few single discs he invaded Hollywood and, except for a theater tour with Mae West, has been there ever since. This is a staff photo by Bill Gottlieb
Contributor Names
Gottlieb, William P. -- 1917- (photographer)
Created / Published
1947||||, monographic.
Subject Headings
-  Gibson, Harry
-  Jazz musicians -- 1940-1950
-  Pianists -- 1940-1950
-  Double bassists -- 1940-1950
-  Diamond studio
Genre
graphic
Notes
-  Reference print available in Music Division, Library of Congress.
-  Purchase William P. Gottlieb
-  General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/gottlieb-home.html
-  In: "The Hipster on the cover," Down Beat, v. 14, no. 11 (May 21, 1947).
-  Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress).
-  Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 372 (gottlieb assignment)
-  372 (assignment)
-  Diamond studio (venue)
-  LC-GLB23-0308 DLC (stock number)
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/gottlieb.03081 (url)
Form
graphic
electronic resource
remote
nonprojected graphic
photonegative
Extent
1 negative : b&w ; 2 1/4 x 2 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-GLB23- 0308
Online Format
image
Description
Graphic. Portrait Photographs-1940-1950.. Group Portraits-1940-1950.. Film Negatives-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 negative : b&w ; 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. | Reference print available in Music Division, Library of Congress. Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/gottlieb-home.html In: "The Hipster on the cover," Down Beat, v. 14, no. 11 (May 21, 1947). Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 372 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
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Rights & Access

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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 Harry Gibson, Diamond studio, New York, N.Y.?, ca. Apr. United States, 1947. ||||, Monographic. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/gottlieb.03081/.

APA citation style:

Gottlieb, W. P. (1947) Portrait of Harry Gibson, Diamond studio, New York, N.Y.?, ca. Apr. United States, 1947. ||||, Monographic. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gottlieb.03081/.

MLA citation style:

Gottlieb, William P. Portrait of Harry Gibson, Diamond studio, New York, N.Y.?, ca. Apr. ||||, Monographic. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/gottlieb.03081/>.