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Role, Location, Notes
Sep 5 1961

M. M. Foss

Senior Vice President Directing Production, Sun Ray Mid Continent Oil
Oct 25 1989

Mr. Derek Oland

President, Moosehead Breweries Ltd.
For Brewers Association of Canada
Nov 7 1989


Copy negative of print taken Sept. 3, 1939
Sep 19 1989

Mr. G. Blair Laing

Blair Lang Galleries
Made at request of Dr. Shirley Thompson, Director, National Gallery of Canada
Oct 12 1989

Earl J. Levy QC

On his retirement as President from Criminal Lawyers Association
Sep 7 1989

Dr. Warren Kinzey

Professor of Anthropology, City College of City University of New York
Jun 6 1989

Benazir Bhutto

Prime Minister of Pakistan. Alone and with son and child
Jul 12 1989

Garth Drabinsky

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Cineplex Odeon Corporation
Photographed at Pantages Theatre, Toronto, for book “Rebirth of a Landmark”
May 8 1989

Dr. Richard Davis

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania Hospital
May 18 1989

C. B. Johnston

(Bud) Dean, School of Business Administration, University of Western Ontario
Feb 13 1989

Dr. Yelena Bonner

Wife of Dr. Andrei Sakharov
Arranged by The Ottawa Citizen
Feb 17 1989

Alfred Eisenstaedt

Photographed at LIFE Magazine offices for East-West Network
Jan 10 1989

John B. Overzet

with Chris Mullin and Henry Stolp, Penta Stolp Corporation
Jan 10 1989

Henry Stolp

with Chris Mullin and Henry Stolp, Penta Stolp Corporation
Jan 20 1989

Dr. Peter Randall

Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


  • Harold Prince

  • Lech Walesa

  • Dr. Andrei Sakharov

  • Helen Hayes

  • Berenice Abbott

  • Douglas Cardinal

  • Benazir Bhutto


Andrei Sakharov

Russian nuclear physicist, dissident, Nobel laureate, and activist for disarmament, peace and human rights, Andrei Sakharov was born on this day in 1921. […]

Harold Prince

New to the digital archives is this beautiful scan of the one and only Harold Prince. […]

Harold Prince, 1928-2019

American theatrical producer and director Harold “Hal” Prince died last month. Prince is associated with many of the best-known Broadway musical productions of the 20th century. […]

Lech Walesa

Strikes that took place in Poland on August 14, 1980, would lead to Solidarność. […]

Benazir Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto was born on this day, June 21, in 1953. She was the first woman to head a democratic government in a Muslim majority nation. […]

Pyramide du Louvre

I. M. Pei’s glass and metal pyramid, the Pyramide du Louvre, is thirty years old. […]

Hans Hartung in Demand

“After decades of inertia, the market for the great abstract artist Hans Hartung is gaining momentum thanks to support from leading galleries and museums.” […]

Douglas Cardinal

Douglas Cardinal is a Canadian architect based in Ottawa, Canada. He is still practicing, and his firm was recently in touch about using a portrait. […]

Berenice Abbott: A Life in Photography

Our friend and colleague Julia Van Haaften, founding curator of the New York Public Library’s photography collection, has released her in-depth biography Berenice Abbott: A Life in Photography. […]

Dr. Andrei Sakharov

On this day, October 9, 1975, Dr. Andrei Sakharov was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace. […]

Bryan Adams

Library and Archives Canada, in collaboration with Canada 150 Federal Secretariat of Canadian Heritage, includes this portrait of Bryan Adams in their series of 365 historical fact capsules. […]


Medal of Merit

Lotos Club, New York, 1989

Gold Medal for furthering Canadian-American Understanding

Americas Society, 1989

Creative Edge Award

New York University and TIME, Inc., 1989

Doctor of Humane Letters

Yeshiva University, New York City, 1989


  • The Art Of The Portrait


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