Thursday, June 9, 2011

Portrait of Les Paul, New York, N.Y. reissue 1958 Gibson Les Paul

Title: [Portrait of Les Paul, New York, N.Y.(?), ca. Jan. 1947] [graphic] Alternate Title: Caption from Down Beat: Finding cabs mobbed by holiday shoppers, had Superman sweep me from 24th floor, RKO bldg., to Paramount theater. Posed poser to Les Paul, former studio guitarist who in '46 gained fame with Bing, the Andrews Sisters, records and nite clubs.

Creator: Gottlieb, William P., 1917-, photographer. Type of Material: still image. Genre: graphic, Portrait photographs-1940-1950. Film negatives-1940-1950.

Language: English. Forms: graphic, photonegative, Physical Description, 1 negative : b&w ; 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. Notes: Reference print available in Music Division, Library of Congress.

Purchase William P. Gottlieb. General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at In: "Posin'," Down Beat, v. 16, no. 2 (Jan. 15, 1947), p. 3. Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress).

Assignment Note: Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 437. Subjects: Paul, Les, Jazz musicians--1940-1950, Guitarists--1940-1950

Call Number: LC-GLB23- 0700, Assignment: 437 (b&w film neg.) LC-GLB23-0700 DLC. Identifier:

Use and Reproduction: Mr. Gottlieb has dedicated these works to the public domain, but rights of privacy and publicity may apply.

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.

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

reissue 1958 Gibson Les PaulDescription: 2005 Gibson '58 Reissue Les Paul in Iced Tea in original case.

The reissue 1958 and 1959 Gibson Les Paul are among the most sought after new guitars on the market, with prices ranging from $2,000-$5,000.

The original 1959 Les Paul is often regarded as the 'holy grail' of the Les Paul family. They have sold for more than $300,000 on multiple occasions. Date: 2007-02-20 (original upload date)

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