Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Sittings

Every sitting was recorded on a card file by the Karsh studio. The cards have been transcribed and are searchable here. Some personal data has been excluded, some information corrected, and some standardizations have been made to make searching simpler, but otherwise the information you see is largely how it was originally typed. Browse or search below by name, and choose to order the sittings by number, date or name.

BY NUMBER NAME DATE

Sittings by Sitter's Name

sitting #
date
Name
Role, Location, Notes
13602
Apr 8 1974

Mr. A. Robert Abboud

Group photograph with Mr. Chauncey Schmidt, Mr. Richard L. Thomas, Vice Chairmen of the Board, First National Bank of Chicago
8173
Jul 24 1942

Able-Smith

Anne, Richard and Elizabeth
Government House
12971
Feb 10 1969

Mr. P. Ablon

President, Ogden Corporation
For Finance Magazine
13954
Jul 1 1977

Ernest Abugov

Retired Stage Manager
For National Ballet of Canada project
12850
Apr 11 1968

Mr. James Adams

Lazare Freres (Prior President, Standard Brands)
10727
Apr 10 1952

Kenneth Adams Esq.

President, Phillips Petroleum Company
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
9694
Jan 12 1946

Licia Albanese

Alone and with Robert Merrill
J. Walter Thompson RCA
13090
Dec 11 1969

Dr. Vernon Alden

Chairman of the Board, Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Co.
15028
Jan 1 1985

Mary Alderman

Tests with Jerry Fielder, and Charles Britt
10833
Dec 15 1952

Winthrop W. Aldrich

Chairman of the Board Of Directors, Chase National Bank. Ambassador of U.S to Britain
13050
Sep 11 1969

Buzz Aldrin

Apollo 11 crew. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins
13142
Mar 27 1970

Muhammad Ali

Cassius Clay
For Look “Under 30” series
14865
Apr 7 1987

Mr. John Allen

Nexa Corporation. Photographed with John Branch and David Burden
11132
Dec 15 1954

Mr. S. C. Allyn

National Cash Register Company
Through PIX Publishing
11485
Mar 2 1957

Mr. S. C. Allyn

President, National Cash Register Company
For Northwestern Mutual, J. Walter Thompson
10581
Mar 15 1951

Mr. Denis Amyot

Secretary of the Association of Canadian Distillers
14386
Jun 10 1982

Judith Anderson

Individually and together with Zoe Caldwell, in the play “Medea”
For LIFE Magazine
13229
Jan 13 1971

Mr. Robert Anderson

President & Chief Operating Officer, North American Rockwell Corporation
10019
Oct 24 1947

Hardage L. Andrews Esq.

Vice President & General Manager of Appliance & Merchandise Dept. General Electric Company
12194
Mar 1 1963

Francesco Anis

For Sunday Pictorial, London, through Tom Blau
13050
Sep 11 1969

Apollo 11

Apollo 11 crew. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins
12994
Apr 14 1969

Apollo 8

Apollo 8 crew. Lovell, Anders, Borman
12791
Sep 14 1967

Mr. Lawrence Appley

President, American Management Association
For Finance Magazine
14325
Jul 27 1981

Mr. Gerry Arial

Owner, the Silver Rose Florist Shop, Chateau Laurier
14154
Jan 1 1979

Rocco Arizzi

Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, Inc. Poster Children
14140
May 8 1979

Rocco Arizzi

Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, Inc. Poster Children
10160
May 3 1948

Dr. Charles Armstrong

President, Kiwanis International (Dr. Armstrong is Medical Officer of Health in Salisbury, NC)
12688
Oct 1 1966

Hugh Armstrong

Ontario Department of Tourism and Industry. For James Lovick Advertising
9179
May 15 1944

General H. H. Arnold

Commanding General Army Air Forces, War Dept., Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
14727
Nov 20 1985

Isaac Asimov

For Ogilvy & Mather “Staying Power” Series (for Panhandle Eastern Corp.)
10186
Jul 24 1948

W. A. Atkinson Esq.

The Stage Society
Study of hands for the Dept. of National Health & Welfare, Publicity Division
14654
May 7 1985

Margaret Atwood

One of group of writers photographed together for Apple Canada, Inc. Including Charles Templeton, Ben Wicks, Harold Towne, Veronica Tennant, Margaret Atwood
13423
Oct 30 1972

Mr. W. H. Auden

Photographed at the home of Mr. Stephen Spender
13939
Jul 1 1977

Frank Augustyn

Ballet dancer. Photographed July/August, 1977. with Karen Kain. Dancers in La Fille Mal Gardée and Swan Lake
For National Ballet of Canada project
13939
Jul 1 1977

Frank Augustyn

Dancer. In Le Corsaire Pas de Deux
For National Ballet of Canada project
13941
Jul 1 1977

Frank Augustyn

With Karen Kain, dancers in La Fille Mal Gardée and Swan Lake
For National Ballet of Canada project
13158
May 3 1970

Joan Baez

For Look “Under 30” series
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