Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Earl Athlone

Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone 1940

Major-General Alexander Cambridge (1874-1957), 1st Earl of Athlone, full name Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George; he was born Prince Alexander of Teck. Recorded by Karsh as His Excellency Earl Athlone, he was photographed on this day, August 8, in 1940, and on another eleven occasions!