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
11837
Dec 1 1959

Mr. Gene Moore

Window dresser
For House Beautiful Magazine
12128
Jan 1 1960

Yousuf Karsh

With his mother, used in autobiography
11838
Jan 5 1960

Mr. Frank Kemp

President and General Manager, Great Western Sugar Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting
11851
Jan 18 1960

T. W. Robinson Jr.

Chairman of the Board, Ditto Inc.
For Fulton Morrissey Agency
11853
Jan 19 1960

Mr. Scott Harrod

President, Ditto Inc.
For Fulton Morrissey Agency
11854
Jan 19 1960

Mr. Ogden C. White

Vice President, Marketing, Ditto Inc.
Fulton Morrisey Agency
11855
Jan 20 1960

Dr. Walter Raczynski

Director of Research and Development, The Ditto Co.
Fulton Morrisey Agency
11856
Jan 20 1960

Mr. B. W. Wright

Secretary Treasurer, Ditto Inc.
Fulton Morrisey Agency
11858
Jan 26 1960

Carl Kroch

President, Kroch’s and Brentano's
11867
Feb 22 1960

Danny Kaye

For TV Guide through PIX Publishing
11869
Feb 23 1960

Horace C. Flanigan

Chairman of the Board, Manufacturers Trust
Through PIX Publishing
11876
May 1 1960

Tom Read

Havana. The Canadian Embassy
11885
May 27 1960

Professor Jemmett

Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON
11888
Jun 10 1960

Summerfield

U.S. Postmaster General
Through PIX Publishing
11905
Jul 22 1960

Madame J. Benoit

Culinary Author
Watchmakers of Switzerland Campaign 1960
11911
Aug 29 1960

Mr. Allen Dulles

Director, Central Intelligence Agency
For Parade Magazine, through PIX
11915
Sep 14 1960

Mr. Henry Rand

President, International Shoe Co.
For Manning Public Relations
11921
Sep 28 1960

Mr. W. J. Smith

National President, Railway Transport and General Workers Union
12824
Oct 1 1960

Karsh

One-Man Show at the National Gallery of Canada
11931
Oct 21 1960

Emile Norman

Sculptor
For House Beautiful Magazine
11934
Oct 31 1960

Mr. Henry Rand

President, International Shoe Co. International Shoe Assignments
For Manning Public Relations
12922
Nov 1 1960

Karsh

By Nicke Luciani Maclean Hunter, Toronto
11937
Nov 3 1960

Mr. James P. Gill

President, Vanadium Alloys Steel
Northwestern Mutual sitting
11934
Nov 16 1960

Mr. Johnson

Dupont and International Shoe Group.
11954
Dec 12 1960

Wells

For Northwestern Mutual
11985
Jan 1 1961

Mr. Boris Kroll

Master craftsman and weaver
For House Beautiful Magazine
11958
Jan 11 1961

Mr. George Reeves

J. Walter Thompson Company
J. Walter Thompson Company Executive Series
11960
Jan 12 1961

Mr. William Laurie

J. Walter Thompson Company
J. Walter Thompson Company Executive Series
11966
Jan 15 1961

Mr. Greer

Through PIX Publishing
11976
Mar 8 1961

Mr. Carl Bimson

President, Valley National Bank
Northwestern Mutual sitting
11993
May 14 1961

Dr. Horace W. Magoun

Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of California Medical Center
11988
Sep 5 1961

Mr. H. O. Harder

Senior Vice President, Exploration, Sun Ray Mid Continent Oil Co.
11989
Sep 5 1961

M. M. Foss

Senior Vice President Directing Production, Sun Ray Mid Continent Oil
11991
Sep 5 1961

Harry A. Brown

Vice President of Manufacturing, SunRay Mid Continent Oil
12042
Nov 3 1961

Foster Goodrich

Stanley Home Products
Through Ruder and Finn Agency
12047
Nov 10 1961

A. D. Martin Sr. & Jr.

Fort Worth Transit Company, Dallas, Texas
Through Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.
12048
Nov 10 1961

A. D. Martin Sr.

Fort Worth Transit Company, Dallas, Texas
Through Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.
12049
Nov 10 1961

A. D. Martin Jr.

Fort Worth Transit Company, Dallas, Texas
Through Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.
12050
Nov 10 1961

Mr. Ralph L. Polk

R. L. Polk Company
Through Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.
12053
Nov 11 1961

Mr. Herman Lay

Frito Lay Company
Northwestern Mutual sitting
12051
Nov 14 1961

Mr. Thomas A. Wilson

President, National Carbide Dye Co.
Through Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance
12056
Nov 15 1961

Arnold Picker

United Artists Pictures
Northwestern Mutual sitting
12074
Jan 24 1962

Pierre Salinger

Press Secretary to the President, The White House
12080
Jan 29 1962

George Ball

Under Secretary of State, Washington, D.C.
12102
Feb 8 1962

Dean Rusk

Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
12104
Feb 9 1962

Ralph A. Dungan

Special Assistant to the President, Washington, D.C.
12113
Mar 13 1962

T. V. Learson

Vice President, International Business Machines
12132
Jun 28 1962

Mr. Robert Smith

President, Indiana General Corporation. And family.
For Northwestern Mutual
12136
Jul 3 1962

Dr. Norman F. Miller

Professor and Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan
12176
Dec 18 1962

Lee H. Finlay

Robert Woods Johnson Co. “Man of the Year”
12193
Jan 3 1963

Leslie Caron

For Sunday Pictorial, London, through Tom Blau
12182
Jan 10 1963

Mr. Ralph Lazrus

Federated Department Stores
Through PIX Publishing
12191
Mar 1 1963

Kim Novak

For Sunday Pictorial, London, through Tom Blau
12192
Mar 1 1963

Peter Hall

For Sunday Pictorial, London, through Tom Blau
12194
Mar 1 1963

Francesco Anis

For Sunday Pictorial, London, through Tom Blau
12195
Mar 1 1963

K. Milinair

For Sunday Pictorial, London, through Tom Blau
12196
Mar 1 1963

Janet Munro

Actress
For Sunday Pictorial, London, through Tom Blau
12197
Mar 1 1963

Carol Hayes

For Sunday Pictorial, London, through Tom Blau
12199
Mar 1 1963

Nancy Spain

Journalist
For Woman Magazine, through Tom Blau
12200
Mar 1 1963

Sue Ryder

For “Woman” through Tom Blau
12201
Mar 1 1963

Jean Metcalfe

Radio Broadcaster
For “Woman” through Tom Blau
12225
Mar 1 1963

Peter Kapitsa

Soviet Physicist, Director of the Institute of Physics Problems. March/April, 1963
12214
Mar 15 1963

Yury Zavadski

Actor and Director. Chief Producer of the Mossoviet Theatre
12245
Mar 15 1963

Gennady Voronov

Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian SFSR
12262
Jun 1 1963

ZULU

For Embassy Films Corporation
12262
Jun 1 1963

Jack Hawkins

Star of the Film ZULU. Shot in Natal, South Africa
For Embassy Films Corporation
12262
Jun 1 1963

Yula Jacobson

Star of the Film ZULU. Shot in Natal, South Africa
For Embassy Films Corporation
12262
Jun 1 1963

Kurt Vandenboch

The Film ZULU
Shot in Natal, South Africa. For Embassy Films Corporation
12262
Jun 1 1963

Nigel Greene

The Film ZULU
Shot in Natal, South Africa. For Embassy Films Corporation
12262
Jun 1 1963

Stanley Baker

The Film ZULU
Shot in Natal, South Africa. For Embassy Films Corporation
12262
Jun 1 1963

Michael Caine

The Film ZULU
Shot in Natal, South Africa. For Embassy Films Corporation
12262
Jun 1 1963

Cy Enfield

Director of the Film ZULU. Shot in Natal, South Africa
For Embassy Films Corporation
12264
Jun 19 1963

Mr. Hubert Press

Edgars Department Stores, African City, Johannesburg, South Africa
12267
Jul 14 1963

Dionne

Quintuplets
For McCalls Magazine
12274
Aug 1 1963

Pope Paul VI

With Yousuf Karsh - candids taken by Peter Mitchell
12275
Sep 11 1963

Dr. J. L. Wilson

Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan
12285
Oct 4 1963

Mr. Cyrus Eaton

Chairman of the Board, The Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Company
12291
Oct 11 1963

Dr. Ade T. Milhorat

Chairman of Advisory Board, Muscular Dystrophy Associations of America
12321
Dec 9 1963

Richard Perkin

Chairman of the Board, Perkin-Elmer Corporation
12347
Feb 2 1964

Morris Fishbein

Editor, Medical World News
Through Rapho Guillumette Pictures
12343
Feb 3 1964

Walter J. McNerney

President, International Blue Cross
Northwestern Mutual sitting
12344
Feb 4 1964

Herbert L. Barnet

Chairman, The Pepsi Cola Company, & Donald M. Kendall, President
12344
Feb 4 1964

Donald M. Kendall

President, The Pepsi Cola Company, & Herbert Barnet, Chairman
12353
Feb 10 1964

Yousuf Karsh

By Guy Robillard at Government House, Ottawa
12358
Mar 6 1964

Mr. William Hobbs

President, M.A. Hanna Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting
12363
Mar 17 1964

Mr. John H. Moore

President, John Labatt Ltd.
For Dominion Brewers Association
12364
Mar 17 1964

Dr. Taylor

Principal, University of Alberta
12386
May 1 1964

Mr. Erik Spicer

Parliamentary Librarian, The Library of Parliament, Ottawa
12388
May 9 1964

Sir Laurence Olivier

As Dr. Astrov in Uncle Vanya, The Old Vic Theatre, London, England
12394
Jun 9 1964

Wenzel Jaksch

Member of Parliament, Social Democrat, Bonn, Germany
12395
Jun 9 1964

Dr. Erik Mende

Federal Minister for All-German Questions
12404
Jun 24 1964

Dr. Gerhard Muller

President of the Supreme Court, Bundesverfassungsgericht
12405
Jun 25 1964

J. Hermann

General Director, Deutsche Bank
12418
Aug 10 1964

Christmas Card

Veiled Virgin, St. John’s, Newfoundland
For J. Walter Thompson
12420
Aug 18 1964

Miss Gladys Erskine

Assistant Director of Nursing Education, Victoria Hospital Nursing School, London, Ontario
12421
Aug 19 1964

Dr. Harry Ballon

Surgeon in Chief, The Jewish General Hospital, Montreal
12438
Sep 1 1964

Mr. James Rorimer

Museum Director, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
12445
Sep 1 1964

Mr. Bart Hayes

Museum Director, Addison Gallery of American Art
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
12446
Sep 1 1964

Perry T. Rathbone

Museum Director, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
12448
Sep 1 1964

Dr. Richard Fuller

Museum Director, Seattle Art Museum
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
12450
Sep 1 1964

Mr. Otto Whitman

Museum Director, Toledo Museum of Art
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
12451
Sep 1 1964

Mr. Sherman Lee

Museum Director, Cleveland Museum of Art
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
12458
Sep 1 1964

Mr. Leslie Cheek

Museum Director, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
12459
Sep 1 1964

Mr. John Walker

Museum Director, National Gallery of Art
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
12464
Sep 1 1964

Dr. Evan Turner

Museum Director, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
12476
Sep 1 1964

Mr. T. S. Buechner

Museum Director, Brooklyn Museum
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
12477
Sep 1 1964

Carl Weinhardt

Museum Director, Indianapolis Museum of Art
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
12426
Sep 3 1964

Mr. T. H. Davis

President, Piedmont Airlines
For American Airlines
12428
Sep 8 1964

Mr. L. E. Glasgow

President, Central Airlines
American Airlines Sitting
12430
Sep 9 1964

Mr. Converse

President, Bonanza Airlines
American Airlines Sitting
12433
Sep 15 1964

Mr. Nick Bez

President, West Coast Airlines
American Airlines Sitting
12435
Sep 17 1964

Mr. Robert Peach

President, Mohawk Airlines
American Airlines Sitting
12452
Oct 23 1964

J. O. Proulx

Retired Principal of Eastview High School. Now Inspector
12455
Oct 29 1964

Mr. Grant E. Wemp

Chairman of the Board, Industrial Acceptance Corporation
12456
Oct 30 1964

Mr. Harry Ranahan

Vice Chairman of the Board, Industrial Acceptance Corp.
12465
Nov 16 1964

Kempton Dunn

Chairman, American Brake Shoe Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting
12466
Nov 17 1964

Robert Beyer

Managing Partner, Touche Ross Bailey and Smart
Northwestern Mutual sitting
12499
Feb 17 1965

Padré Kino

Suzanne Stevenson Silvercruys (Statue) in Washington Capitol
12501
Feb 18 1965

Mr. Pete Noyes

President, Oneida Silver Co.
For Manning Public Relations
12502
Feb 20 1965

Mr. U. Thant

Secretary General, The United Nations
12524
May 6 1965

Mr. Louis Quarles

Quarles, Herriott and Clemons
Northwestern Mutual sitting
12547
Jun 26 1965

Joseph Noble

Operating Administrator, Metropolitan Museum of Art
12551
Jul 2 1965

Leo Rosten

Special Advisor, Look Magazine
12565
Jul 29 1965

Leo Rosten

Special Advisor, Look Magazine
12587
Oct 27 1965

Mr. Stanley Pace

Thompson, Ramo, Wooldridge
Northwestern Mutual sitting
12592
Nov 12 1965

Mr. Albert Pratt

Paine Weber Jackson and Curtis of Boston
For Manning Public Relations / Finance Magazine Cover
12594
Nov 24 1965

General David Sarnoff

President, Chairman of the Board, Radio Corporation of America, RCA
For Finance Magazine Cover
12605
Dec 12 1965

Mr. W. P. Harsh

Vice President & Director of Personnel, Hallmark Cards Inc.
12602
Dec 15 1965

Governor Otto Kerner

Governor of Illinois
For Rockwell Standard and American Trucking Assn.
12649
Jan 1 1966

Paul Hawkins

Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, Inc. Poster Children
12610
Jan 21 1966

Nasser

President of Egypt
12621
Feb 24 1966

Mr. Murray Kyger

President, First National Bank of Fort Worth
For Finance Magazine Cover
12623
Mar 19 1966

David Hostetler

Fine Arts Dept., Ohio University
American Artists Series
12638
Apr 22 1966

Beaumont Newhall

Director, George Eastman House
Snaps taken at Montreal during selection by International Panel of Exhibitions for Canadian Pavilion at EXPO67
12648
May 11 1966

Mr. M. Sadler

President, American Airlines
For Finance Magazine
12572
Aug 25 1966

Mr. Charles E. Spahr

President, Standard Oil Company
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.
12673
Aug 25 1966

James J. Nance

First National Bank of Cleveland
For Finance Magazine Cover
12688
Oct 1 1966

Hugh Armstrong

Ontario Department of Tourism and Industry. For James Lovick Advertising
12695
Oct 24 1966

George J. Leness

Chairman of the Board, Merrill Lynch Co.
For Finance Magazine
12696
Oct 26 1966

Mr. W. G. McDowell

Principal, Central Peel Secondary School, Brampton, Ontario
12697
Nov 7 1966

Marius Barbeau

Ontario Department of Tourism and Industry. For James Lovick Advertising
12709
Nov 7 1966

Corporal George Orosy

Ontario Provincial Police
Ontario Department of Tourism and Industry.
12709
Nov 7 1966

G. Orosy

Ontario Department of Tourism and Industry. For James Lovick Advertising
12811
Nov 15 1966

Mr. Ron Moxness

Embassy of the USA
Taken at time of Telescope TV filming
12717
Jan 13 1967

Mr. H. I. Romnes

Chairman, American Telephone and Telegraph
For Finance Magazine
12730
Mar 7 1967

Mr. A. M. Fulton

Principal, Northumberland Secondary School, Brighton, Ontario
12761
May 30 1967

D. Kenneth Sargent

Dean of Architecture, Syracuse University
Northwestern Mutual sitting
12762
Jun 2 1967

Mr. A. Murray Vaughan

British American Banknote Co. Photographed at Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
12763
Jun 5 1967

Edward A. Ring

President & Chairman of the Board, Circle F Industries
12769
Jun 27 1967

Mrs. W. L. Portman

Daughter of Speaker Sydney Smith (Senate) and official hostess
12778
Aug 10 1967

Rudolph Peterson

President of the Bank of America
For Finance Magazine
12791
Sep 14 1967

Mr. Lawrence Appley

President, American Management Association
For Finance Magazine
12796
Oct 9 1967

Mr. Paul Miller

First Boston Corporation, New York City
For Finance Magazine
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