Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Gerald Ford

President Gerald Ford
Gerald Ford, 1977

Gerald Ford was born on this day, July 14, in 1913. Ford was photographed in January, 1977, in the final year of his presidency, and is one of the twelve US presidents – from Hoover to Clinton – who were photographed by Karsh. On this occasion, the first lady, Betty Ford, was also photographed.

Betty Ford, 1977