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
14380
Mar 30 1982

Christopher Plummer

Dual sitting with James Earl Jones. In costumes for Othello and Iago parts
For LIFE Magazine
9197
Apr 26 1944

Mr. A. F. Plumptre

Canadian Embassy, Washington, D.C., Wartime Prices & Trade Board
12050
Nov 10 1961

Mr. Ralph L. Polk

R. L. Polk Company
Through Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.
12769
Jun 27 1967

Mrs. W. L. Portman

Daughter of Speaker Sydney Smith (Senate) and official hostess
9193
Apr 25 1944

Mr. Potter

Press Officer, Supreme Court of the USA
10015
Oct 21 1947

Edwin E. Potter Esq.

President in charge of Customers’ Relations, General Electric Company
13026
Jul 12 1969

Mr. Jack Potter

Potter Instrument Co.
Through J Walter Thompson
13942
Jul 1 1977

Nadia Potts

Dancer, in Giselle Act I and Act II
For National Ballet of Canada project
13952
Jul 1 1977

Nadia Potts

Dancer
For National Ballet of Canada project
13903
May 19 1977

Mr. Jody Powell

White House Press Secretary for Jimmy Carter. Photographed together with Mr. Hamilton Jordan at the White House
For TIME Magazine
12592
Nov 12 1965

Mr. Albert Pratt

Paine Weber Jackson and Curtis of Boston
For Manning Public Relations / Finance Magazine Cover
14201
Nov 20 1979

Konald Prem M.D.

Chairman (retiring) Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Medical School, University of Minnesota
12264
Jun 19 1963

Mr. Hubert Press

Edgars Department Stores, African City, Johannesburg, South Africa
9159
Apr 3 1944

Mr. Byron Price

Director of Censorship, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
11210
Sep 19 1955

J. P. Price

President, National Home Corporation
For PIX Publishing
13542
Nov 13 1973

Mr. W. H. Price

Mr. J. Station and Mr. N. D. McMillan, representing Canada Trust; Mr. J. B. Cotsworth and Mr. Price, representing Pan Ocean Oil Co.
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
9509
Apr 1 1945

Mr. Edward F. Prichard

General Counsel, Office of War, Mobilization and Reconversion, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
9991
Sep 22 1947

David C. Prince Esq.

Vice President in Charge of General Engineering & Consulting Laboratory, General Electric Company
14705
Oct 8 1985

Mr. Alain Prost

World Champion driver sports car racing
For Paris Match
12452
Oct 23 1964

J. O. Proulx

Retired Principal of Eastview High School. Now Inspector
10014
Oct 20 1947

George R. Prout Esq.

Vice President & General Manager of Air Conditioning Department, General Electric Company
15265
Apr 30 1991

Wolfgang Puck

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
12524
May 6 1965

Mr. Louis Quarles

Quarles, Herriott and Clemons
Northwestern Mutual sitting
11855
Jan 20 1960

Dr. Walter Raczynski

Director of Research and Development, The Ditto Co.
Fulton Morrisey Agency
13706
May 22 1975

Dr. Howard Raiffa

Director, The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
12456
Oct 30 1964

Mr. Harry Ranahan

Vice Chairman of the Board, Industrial Acceptance Corp.
11915
Sep 14 1960

Mr. Henry Rand

President, International Shoe Co.
For Manning Public Relations
11934
Oct 31 1960

Mr. Henry Rand

President, International Shoe Co. International Shoe Assignments
For Manning Public Relations
15055
Jan 20 1989

Dr. Peter Randall

Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
10481
Jun 20 1950

John J. Raskob Esq.

Builder of the Empire State Building
Through PIX Publishing re E. I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co. Inc.
14574
Jul 18 1984

Mr. Harry Rasky

Producer, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - TV Arts
12446
Sep 1 1964

Perry T. Rathbone

Museum Director, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
9979
Aug 12 1947

E. M. Rawley Esq.

Manager, Royal Alexandra Theatre
For Mayfair Magazine
10077
Jan 16 1948

Edgar T. Read Esq.

Custodian of Enemy Property, Dept. of Secretary of State, Ottawa
11876
May 1 1960

Tom Read

Havana. The Canadian Embassy
13064
Oct 13 1969

Governor Ronald Reagan

Governor of the State of California
Rockwell-Standard American Trucking Association Assignment
11958
Jan 11 1961

Mr. George Reeves

J. Walter Thompson Company
J. Walter Thompson Company Executive Series
13237
Jan 27 1971

Mr. Donald Regan

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith
For Finance Magazine Cover
9977
Jul 30 1947

Mr. A. P. Reid

Vice President, Household Finance Corporation of Canada
9390
Nov 27 1944

Mrs. G. L. Reid

Canadian Supervisor, The Welcome Wagon Service Co.
11264
Jan 16 1956

Joseph Reilley

Electrographic Corporation
For PIX Publishing
8365
Oct 5 1942

Mr. Carl Reinke

Man of the Week/ Executive Assistant to the Director, National Selective Service
13670
Jan 7 1975

Mr. Simon Reisman

Deputy Minister of Finance, Department of Finance, Government of Canada
14228
Apr 25 1980

Grant Reuber

Deputy Minister of Finance, Department of Finance, Government of Canada
6670
Sep 25 1940

Rex

Alsation Dog
14082
Nov 29 1978

Mr. Arthur Reynolds

Vice President & Deputy Representative, Banque de la Société Financière Européene
14495
Nov 21 1983

Dr. Jonathan Rhoads

School of Medicine, Dept. of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania
14124
Apr 3 1979

Dr. Donald I. Rice

Executive Director, The College of Family Physicians of Canada
9795
Sep 10 1946

Elmer Rice

Playwright
The Playwrights Company
10843
Feb 4 1953

Emil Rinck

Rheingold Beer
Foote, Cone & Belding Co. through PIX Publishing
12763
Jun 5 1967

Edward A. Ring

President & Chairman of the Board, Circle F Industries
14815
Sep 8 1986

Mr. Jack Ripley

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Allied Signal Canada, Inc.
13365
Apr 4 1972

Mr. Edgar Ritchie

Under Secretary of State for External Affairs, Ottawa
13505
Aug 3 1973

Mr. Edgar Ritchie

With Mr. Edgar Ritchie, Mr. Arnold Smith, Mr. Gordon Robertson at Rideau Club, Ottawa
For Canadian Book
13019
Jun 24 1969

Dr. John Robbins

Retiring President of the Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba
10571
Jan 30 1951

W. Robbins Esq.

Vice President, General Foods Corp.
Through PIX Publishing
10801
Nov 19 1952

Mr. W. M. Robbins

Vice President, General Foods Corp.
Through PIX Publishing
6103
Jan 30 1940

B. J. Roberts

Comptroller for Empire, Air Training Scheme
14481
Aug 30 1983

Dr. Brooke Roberts

Chairman, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Hospital
13505
Aug 3 1973

Mr. Gordon Robertson

With Mr. Edgar Ritchie, Mr. Arnold Smith, Mr. Gordon Robertson at Rideau Club, Ottawa
For Canadian Book
11851
Jan 18 1960

T. W. Robinson Jr.

Chairman of the Board, Ditto Inc.
For Fulton Morrissey Agency
10382
Oct 21 1949

Dr. William L. Robinson

Professor of Surgical Pathology, University of Toronto, Chief of Surgical Pathology Department
9151
Mar 30 1944

Nelson A. Rockefeller

Office Co-ordinator of Inter-American Affairs, Commerce Dept. Washington, D.C.
13228
Jan 13 1971

Willard F. Rockwell Jr.

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, North American Rockwell Corporation
15168
Mar 7 1990

Mary Roebling

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
14257
Sep 4 1980

Mr. William R. Roesch

President and Chief Operating Officer, United States Steel Corporation
For Compton Advertising Inc.
14990
Jul 7 1988

Mr. Harry G. Rogers

Deputy Minister, Regional Industrial Expansion, Government of Canada. Chairman of the Board, Ottawa General Hospital
For Ottawa General Hospital
13899
May 10 1977

Richard Rohmer QC

Senior Air Reserve Adviser to the Chief of Defence, Staff Commander of Air Reserve for the Canadian Armed Forces
14812
Sep 2 1986

Richard Rohmer QC

General Counsel, Vice Chairman & C.E.O., Toronto Airways Limited
14506
Dec 8 1983

Mr. Stephen Roman

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Denison Mines Limited
14513
Dec 8 1983

Mr. Stephen Roman

With daughter, Mrs. Helen Roman-Barber. Denison Mines Limited
14514
Dec 8 1983

Mr. Stephen Roman

With Mr. Clifford Frame, President, Denison Mines Limited
12717
Jan 13 1967

Mr. H. I. Romnes

Chairman, American Telephone and Telegraph
For Finance Magazine
13840
Sep 20 1976

Dr. William J. Ronan

Chairman, Board of Commissioners, The Port Authority of NY and NJ
15268
May 6 1991

Mickey Rooney

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
8958
Aug 25 1943

Franklin Roosevelt

Roosevelt Group at G. H. With Prime Minister W. L. Mackenzie King
12438
Sep 1 1964

Mr. James Rorimer

Museum Director, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
10149
Apr 29 1948

D. H. Ross Esq.

President & General Manager, Dominion Envelopes & Cartons
10224
Nov 1 1948

D. H. Ross Esq.

President & General Manager, Dominion Envelopes & Cartons Western
14055
Oct 2 1978

Mr. Denis Ross

Partner, Coopers Lybrand Chartered Accountants
13219
Dec 1 1970

Dr. F. T. Rosser

Retired first Principal of Algonquin College, Ottawa
12551
Jul 2 1965

Leo Rosten

Special Advisor, Look Magazine
12565
Jul 29 1965

Leo Rosten

Special Advisor, Look Magazine
13642
Oct 1 1974

Mstislav Rostropovich

Cellist and conductor. Photographed in La Camargue, France, in the home of Henri Fabre
15195
Jun 23 1990

Dr. Henry P. Royster

Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Hospital
14540
Feb 16 1984

Rush

Music Group. Gary Lee Weinrib “Geddy Lee”; Alexander Zicojinovich “Alex Lifeson”; Neil Peart
14432
Mar 11 1983

George Rush

Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, Inc. Poster Children
12102
Feb 8 1962

Dean Rusk

Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
14132
Apr 21 1979

Dr. Howard Rusk

Institute of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, New York University Medical Center
11333
Apr 12 1956

Adlai Rust

President, State Farm Insurance Company
13962
Oct 30 1977

Mr. Claude Ryan

Journalist and Politician
Photographed for Canadian book
12200
Mar 1 1963

Sue Ryder

For “Woman” through Tom Blau
10636
Sep 12 1951

H. F. Sadler Esq.

Vice President, United States Gypsum Co.
Through Hedrich-Blessing
12648
May 11 1966

Mr. M. Sadler

President, American Airlines
For Finance Magazine
14965
Apr 30 1988

Moshe Safdie

Architect
Taken at new National Gallery
13872
Jan 24 1977

Mr. Morley Safer

Journalist, C.B.S. Television
Photographed in connection with “60 Minutes” program on Mr. Karsh
14619
Dec 12 1984

Vivia Sahara

Black girl who works at Metropolitan Museum of Art
12074
Jan 24 1962

Pierre Salinger

Press Secretary to the President, The White House
11368
Jun 15 1956

Dr. Jonas Salk

University of Pittsburgh, Municipal Hospital
15262
Apr 27 1991

Dr. Jonas Salk

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
10451
Mar 29 1950

E. C. Sammons Esq.

President, United States National Bank
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago
4937
Sep 1 1938

Sandpits

and Hugh Carson Ltd.; Chaudiere Falls
12847
Apr 4 1968

Mr. Dan Sarazen

Ontario Department of Tourism and Industry. For James Lovick Advertising
12761
May 30 1967

D. Kenneth Sargent

Dean of Architecture, Syracuse University
Northwestern Mutual sitting
12594
Nov 24 1965

General David Sarnoff

President, Chairman of the Board, Radio Corporation of America, RCA
For Finance Magazine Cover
10140
Apr 27 1948

Miss Anna Sass

Secretary to Dr. Hugh Keenleside, Dep. Minister, Mines & Resources
4447
Dec 8 1937

Mrs. Saunders

Assistant Inspector, Dept. of Civil Aviation
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