Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten was born on June 25, 1900.
May 8, 2020 marked the 75th anniversary of the day celebrating the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender of its armed forces.
We heard an extraordinary story from a relative of two people who were photographed by Yousuf Karsh in the 1940s.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 94th birthday today, April 21.
The original Broadway production of “Oklahoma!” opened on March 31, 1943.
On February 6, in 1952, Britain’s King George VI died and his eldest daughter Elizabeth became Queen Elizabeth II.
Russell William Bannock was a Canadian fighter ace during the Second World War.
A mystery is solved thanks to our wonderful colleagues at Archives Canada, where the Karsh Fonds are held.
“Reflection: 180 Years in Photography” opened in August at The Ellen Noel Art Museum in Odessa, Texas, and includes two original photographs by Yousuf Karsh.
Anthony Eden was born on this day, June 12, in 1897. He became Prime Minister of Great Britain after Winston Churchill’s resignation in 1955.
Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born on this day, April 21, in 1926.
William A. M. Burden was Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Air in 1943.
On this day, November 20, in 1947, Princess Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey in London.
Among the many birthday celebrations taking place in honor of His Royal Highness Prince Charles, the Channel island of Jersey has released a series of commemorative stamps.
Netflix series “The Crown” is proving to be one of the most successful and most “binge-watched” series of all time.
“Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms” opened at the New-York Historical Society this week and is the first internationally touring exhibition devoted to Rockwell’s iconic depictions of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms. This 1956 portrait by Karsh hangs at the very start of the exhibition.
On this day, May 12, in 1937, George VI was crowned King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth. In 1939, King George became the first British monarch to visit America and Canada.
During wartime, Canadian retailers did their best to support the war effort at home by selling war bonds and supporting enlisted staff.
Congratulations to Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip on the occasion of their 70th wedding anniversary, and to Camera Press for its ongoing relationship with the Royal Family.
On October 30, 1938, Orson Welles supposedly caused a nationwide panic with a radio broadcast of his adaptation of H. G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds”.
On this day, June 2, in 1953, Princess Elizabeth was formally crowned Queen Elizabeth II. This informal family portrait was made in 1951, and shows the then-Princess with her husband Prince Philip and their young children.
His life in his own words.