Cool Public Domain Image: Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong

Louis Armstrong restored

Photo of Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, Jazz Trumpeter

This is an image uploaded to Wikipedia from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cph.3c27236.

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Public Domain Image: Gift to the Library of Congress

From the Library of Congress:

  • Title: [Louis Armstrong, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, playing trumpet]
  • Date Created/Published: 1953.
  • Medium: 1 photographic print : gelatin silver.
  • Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-127236 (b&w film copy neg.)
  • Rights Advisory: No copyright restriction known. Staff photographer reproduction rights transferred to Library of Congress through Instrument of Gift.
  • Call Number: NYWTS - BIOG--Armstrong, Louis "Satchmo"--Orchestra Leader [item] [P&P]
  • Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print