Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Joan Crawford

Joan Crawford was photographed in December, 1948, for Collier’s Magazine. The American publication was founded in 1888 by Irish immigrant Peter Collier, and was launched as a magazine of “fiction, fact, sensation, wit, humor, and news.” Karsh photographed several people for Collier’s. See the Sittings here.

A new book about Joan Crawford has just been released by Simon and Schuster – Joan Crawford: A Biography is written by Bob Thomas, whose other books include a biography of Walt Disney.