Photo depicts Williams playing the trumpet. Written on verso in brown crayon: Otto Hess. Photographer's name stamped on verso, and Williams' name written in pencil. Date based on Williams' approximate age in photo.
Cootie Williams, 195-? / Helen O'Brian, photographer. Jimmy Ernst papers, 1920-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Current copyright status is undetermined
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560