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U.S. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Louis Armstrong with trumpet and handkerchief
Jazzman Louis Armstrong blows his horn in a photo from 1953. Louis Amstrong was born in 1901, so he turned 52 the year this photo was taken.
This photo is from the New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection. It's now part of the U.S. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. (Digital ID: cph 3c27236)
See our biography of Louis Armstrong