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 Sitting Date

sitting #
date
Name
Role, Location, Notes
10837
Jan 6 1953

Weinberg Esq.

General Foods Corp.
Through PIX Publishing
10842
Jan 31 1953

Wm. Grede

For Northwestern Mutual, J. Walter Thompson
10843
Feb 4 1953

Emil Rinck

Rheingold Beer
Foote, Cone & Belding Co. through PIX Publishing
10844
Feb 4 1953

Hans Wich

Rheingold Beer
Foote, Cone & Belding Co. thru PIX Publishing
10845
Feb 4 1953

Walter Webenbaur

Rheingold Beer
Foote, Cone & Belding Co. thru PIX Publishing
10846
Feb 5 1953

Anton Keis

Rheingold Beer
Foote, Cone & Belding Co. thru PIX Publishing
10848
Feb 6 1953

Gustav Weymar

Rheingold Beer
Foote, Cone & Belding Co. through PIX Publishing
10849
Feb 6 1953

Harold V. Smith

President, Home Insurance Co.
Through PIX Publishing
10851
Feb 16 1953

R. L. Hearne

General Manager & Chief Engineer, Ontario Hydro Electric Power Commission
10859
Mar 3 1953

Douglas McKay

Secretary to the interior, USA
Through PIX Publishing
10860
Mar 4 1953

Orme Lewis

US Assistant Secretary of the Interior
Through PIX Publishing
10863
Mar 6 1953

Harold Stassen

Director for Mutual Security
Through PIX Publishing
10862
Mar 7 1953

Sinclair Weeks

Secretary of Commerce, USA
Through PIX Publishing
10932
Jul 6 1953

W. Dale Clark

Chairman of the Board, The Omaha National Bank
11400
Oct 1 1953

Dr. Hans Selye

The University of Montreal
Photographed in Maclean’s cities series
10940
Oct 22 1953

Glen J. Spahn

Vice President in charge of Canada, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.
10952
Nov 19 1953

Herbert Johnson Esq.

President, Johnson’s Wax Co.
For JWT Chicago, N.W. Mutual Series
10957
Dec 12 1953

Vince Mazza

Football player. Hamilton Tiger Cat
For Maclean’s
10959
Dec 16 1953

Roger M. Blough

Vice Chairman of the Board, United States Steel Corporation
10960
Dec 16 1953

Robert C. Tyson Esq.

Vice Chairman, Finance Committee, United States Steel Corporation
10964
Jan 1 1954

Lincoln Project

Special record of negatives loaned by King Hostick
10973
Jan 26 1954

Mr. Edward Valentine

President and Chairman of the Board, J. W. Robinson & Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
10992
Mar 13 1954

Mr. William Balderston

President, The Philco Corporation
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
11001
Apr 7 1954

Ray E. Eppert

Executive Vice President, Burroughs Corporation
11006
Apr 14 1954

Louis H. Lamotte

Vice President in charge Sales, International Business Machines Inc.
11017
May 4 1954

Mr. Paul Levinger

President, The Spiedel Company
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
11017
May 5 1954

L. M. Voorhess

Chairman of the Finance Committee, United States Steel Corp.
11035
Jun 12 1954

Desy

Family
11060
Jul 23 1954

Frank Muir

Actor. With Denis Norden
For Everybody’s Magazine
11060
Jul 23 1954

Denis Norden

Actor. With Frank Muir
For Everybody’s Magazine
11061
Jul 24 1954

Sir John Slessor

Marshall of the R.A.F., London
For Everybody’s Magazine
11063
Jul 26 1954

Sir Philip Vian

Admiral of the Fleet
For Everybody’s Magazine
11074
Aug 6 1954

Baron

Photographer (and brother)
11116
Nov 23 1954

Watson

President, Cities Service Oil Co.
Through PIX Publishing
11117
Nov 24 1954

Mr. Morehead Paterson

President, American Machine and Foundry Corp.
Through PIX Publishing
11127
Dec 9 1954

Mr. Joe Hunter

President, Crucible Steel Corpn.
Through PIX Publishing
11132
Dec 15 1954

Mr. S. C. Allyn

National Cash Register Company
Through PIX Publishing
11133
Dec 15 1954

Mr. R. S. Oelman

National Cash Register Company
Through PIX Publishing
11155
Apr 2 1955

Mr. Wm. C. Decker

President, Corning Glass Works
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
14654
May 7 1955

Charles Templeton

One of group of writers photographed together for Apple Canada, Inc. Including Charles Templeton, Ben Wicks, Harold Towne, Veronica Tennant, Margaret Atwood
11191
Jul 9 1955

Mr. Smallwood

Chairman, The Lipton Tea Co.
Through PIX Publishing
11195
Aug 2 1955

Mr. R. D. Parker

Vice President and General Manager, International Nickel Co.
11210
Sep 19 1955

J. P. Price

President, National Home Corporation
For PIX Publishing
11216
Sep 29 1955

Mr. George Humphrey

United States Secretary of the Treasury for President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
For LIFE Magazine, through PIX Publishing
11217
Sep 29 1955

General Wilton B. Persons

Liaison Officer. Deputy Assistant to the President
For LIFE Magazine, through PIX Publishing
11220
Oct 17 1955

Mr. Lowe

Chairman, Port of New York Authority
11222
Oct 18 1955

Mr. Endicott Lovell

President, Calumet & Hecla
For JWT Chicago, Northwestern Mutual
11224
Oct 20 1955

Mr. E. Ludgin

Chairman of the Board, Earle Ludgin & Co.
11220
Nov 10 1955

Mr. Lowe

Chairman, Port of New York Authority
11241
Nov 10 1955

Mr. Gene Tunney

The McCandless Corporation
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
11249
Dec 7 1955

Sir Winston Churchill

On occasion of Williamsburg, VA. Award. Drapers Hall, London, England
11262
Jan 1 1956

Mr. Gene Tunney

The McCandless Corporation
Northwestern Mutual sitting
11265
Jan 8 1956

Mrs. Brownie Wise

President, Tupper Home Parties
Through PIX Publishing
11266
Jan 9 1956

Mr. G. W. Thompson

Chairman of the Board, Arvin Industries
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
11264
Jan 16 1956

Joseph Reilley

Electrographic Corporation
For PIX Publishing
11316
Mar 24 1956

Jack Bean

(Husband of Mitzi Gaynor)
For Eastman Kodak series through J. Walter Thompson
11333
Apr 12 1956

Adlai Rust

President, State Farm Insurance Company
11334
Apr 12 1956

Mr. Bridges

Libby McNeill & Co.
For J. Walter Thompson (Northwestern Mutual account)
11338
Apr 23 1956

Edwin H. Walker

President and General Manager, McKinnon Industries Ltd.
11353
May 8 1956

Earl Newsom

Earl Newsom & Co. Public Relations
11367
Jun 14 1956

Mr. Spencer Love

President, Burlington Mills
Northwestern Mutual sitting
11368
Jun 15 1956

Dr. Jonas Salk

University of Pittsburgh, Municipal Hospital
11379
Jul 30 1956

St. Clair McCabe

General Manager, Thompson Newspapers, Toronto
For Weekend Magazine
11380
Jul 31 1956

J. D. MacFarlane

Executive Editor, Toronto Telegram
For Weekend Magazine
11382
Aug 2 1956

Mr. K. S. Edeu

Managing Editor, The Montreal Star
For Weekend Magazine
11386
Aug 10 1956

Mr. James Herder

St. John’s Evening Telegram
For Weekend Magazine
11394
Aug 17 1956

Hayes M. Fuhr

Director of Music, Hastings College Conservatory, Hastings, Nebraska
11397
Aug 20 1956

Charles F. Kettering

Vice President and Research Consultant, General Motors Corp., Dayton, Ohio
Through PIX Publishing
11419
Oct 6 1956

Dr. Maurice Tainter

Vice President, Sterling Drug Company
Northwestern Mutual sitting
11417
Oct 10 1956

Dr. G. C. Monture

Vice President, Strategic Materials, Ottawa Electric Building
11430
Nov 9 1956

Margrete Stevka

“Miss Ottawa Roughrider”
Through Mr. Kerr, The Ottawa Citizen
11467
Jan 28 1957

Dr. E. Warner

President, International Civil Aviation Organization
11485
Mar 2 1957

Mr. S. C. Allyn

President, National Cash Register Company
For Northwestern Mutual, J. Walter Thompson
11496
Apr 15 1957

Wesley H. Dunn

LLb. A.M., LL.D., Professor of Finance
For Harvard Graduate School of Business Admin.
11498
Apr 16 1957

Russell H. Hassler

Associate Dean, Professor of Accounting, Graduate School of Business Administration
11519
May 31 1957

Dr. Kaye Lamb

Dominon Archivist, The Dominion Archives
11530
Jul 8 1957

Leonard P. Spacek

Arthur Anderson Co.
For Northwestern Mutual, J. Walter Thompson
11566
Oct 17 1957

Mr. Ewald

President, Avon Products Inc.
11580
Nov 14 1957

Mrs. K. Henderson

Secretary to Honorable Ellen Fairclough, Secretary of State
11587
Nov 27 1957

Mr. Paul Bekins

Bekins Van and Storage
For Northwestern Mutual
11675
Jan 1 1958

Yousuf Karsh

With background of stamps - Picture by Marcel Gaudart
11592
Jan 11 1958

Dr. Niels Bohr

Photographed at Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, N.J.
11601
Feb 4 1958

David Walker MP

Parliamentary Assistant to Minister of Justice
11620
Mar 31 1958

Messrs. Clayton

William and Benjamin
For Northwestern Mutual
11626
Apr 4 1958

Harvey P. Bishop

Assistant Dean, Advanced Management, Harvard Business School
11652
Jun 2 1958

Clive Graham

and Peter O’Sullavan
For Daily Express
11678
Sep 5 1958

Mr. William Kennedy Jr.

President, North Carolina Mutual Insurance Co.
Ebony Magazine series. For PIX Publishing
11683
Sep 10 1958

Mr. Willard Denton

President, Manhattan Savings Bank
Through Milburn McCarty Assocoiates
11695
Oct 20 1958

Mr. Hiller

President, Hiller Aircraft Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting
11705
Nov 4 1958

Kenneth Parker

President, The Parker Pen Company
For Western Union Series through Benton and Bowles
11709
Nov 5 1958

Mr. Lusk

President, Benton and Bowles
11731
Dec 1 1958

Christmas Card

(Saint Barbara) Archbishop’s Palace, Westminster Cathedral, London, England
11745
Jan 13 1959

Harvey Jr.

Chairman of Board, Flintkote Corp.
Through PIX Publishing
11748
Jan 22 1959

Ward Bond

Star of Wagon Train
TV Guide sittings
11770
Mar 9 1959

B. C. Gardner

President, The Bank of Montreal
Taken during Montreal series for Maclean’s
11770
Mar 9 1959

Oldsmobile

Illustration, for MacLaren Advertising
11776
Mar 13 1959

Mr. Stranahan

President, Champion Spark Plug Co.
For Northwestern Mutual
11783
Mar 16 1959

Ian Sclanders

With daughter Jannie
Taken during Maclean’s Series
11787
Apr 9 1959

Mr. R. L. Shetler

General Manager, Defence Dept. Systems, General Electric Co.
11794
Apr 9 1959

Jack Benny

TV Guide series through PIX
11798
Apr 10 1959

Mr. Alan Lerner

(My Fair Lady) Lerner and Frederick Loewe together
11789
Apr 14 1959

Mr. Albert K. Mitchell

President and General Manager, King Ranch, Albert, New Mexico
Northwestern Mutual sitting
11799
Apr 30 1959

Mr. Richard Deems

Vice President, Hearst Corporation
Through PIX Publishing
11805
Jun 9 1959

Mr. Kulikowski

Publisher, Salesmans Opportunity Magazine
11807
Jun 11 1959

Mr. Charles A. Nugent

Vice President and Secretary Treasurer, Stokely Van Camp
Northwestern Mutual sitting
11808
Jun 12 1959

Kenneth Spencer

President, Spencer Chemical Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting
10492
Sep 6 1959

Dr. Edwin Griswold Nourse

Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
11832
Nov 1 1959

Mr. Joseph Baum

American restaurateur
For House Beautiful Magazine
SHOW 40 100 500 1000
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