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.

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Sittings by Sitter's Name

sitting #
date
Name
Role, Location, Notes
6107
Feb 2 1940

Adjutor Savard

Royal Commission on Dominion and Provincial Relations
6289
Apr 18 1940

Adjutor Savard

Royal Commission on Dominion and Provincial Relations (Books)
13833
Aug 5 1976

Mrs. Tedde Kast Scharf

Director of Resources for the Disabled, University of North Carolina
For Muscular Dystrophy Association Inc. Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon
14776
Apr 22 1986

Mr. Dov Schlein

Republic Bank of New York
For Republic National Bank
13051
Sep 19 1969

Adolph W. Schmidt

Ambassador of the United States, Embassy of the United States, Ottawa
13482
Jun 22 1973

Adolph W. Schmidt

U.S. Ambassador to Canada, Embassy of the United States, Ottawa
13602
Apr 8 1974

Mr. Chauncey E. Schmidt

Group photograph with Mr. Robert A. Abboud, Mr. Richard L. Thomas, Vice Chairmen of the Board, First National Bank of Chicago
12916
Aug 1 1968

Holly Schmidt

Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, Inc. Poster Children
12916
Sep 11 1968

Miss Holly Schmidt

Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, Inc. Poster Child
13944
Jul 1 1977

Thomas Schramek

Dancer in Coppelia
For National Ballet of Canada project
14807
Jul 14 1986

Charles Schulz

For Ogilvy & Mather “Staying Power” Series (for Panhandle Eastern Corp.)
15254
Mar 18 1991

John J. Sciarra M.D., PhD

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago
11783
Mar 16 1959

Ian Sclanders

With daughter Jannie
Taken during Maclean’s Series
13936
Jul 1 1977

David Scott

Ballet Master
For National Ballet of Canada project
13936
Jul 1 1977

David Scott

Ballet Master
For National Ballet of Canada project
13938
Jul 1 1977

David Scott

And Joanne Nisbet, Ballet Master and Ballet Mistress
For National Ballet of Canada project
13184
Aug 1 1970

Walter Scott

Ontario Department of Tourism and Industry. For James Lovick Advertising
13184
Aug 26 1970

Conductor Walter Scott

Algoma Central Railway
For Ontario Department of Tourism and Information
14252
Aug 14 1980

Dr. Walter H. Seegers

Chairman, Department of Physiology, Wayne State University Medical School
14302
Apr 8 1981

Frank J. Sellers M.D.

Professor and head of Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
11400
Oct 1 1953

Dr. Hans Selye

The University of Montreal
Photographed in Maclean’s cities series
13498
Jul 11 1973

Dr. Hans Selye

The University of Montreal
For Canadian Book
13175
Jul 2 1970

Ravi Shankar

For Polaroid Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts
10206
Sep 15 1948

Carl Sharp Esq.

President, Acme Steel Company
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago
10637
Sep 11 1951

C. H. Shaver Esq.

Vice President & Treasurer, United States Gypsum Company
Through Hedrich-Blessing
5565
Jul 10 1939

Dr. A. M. Shaw

Director of Marketing, Department of Agriculture
9034
Dec 14 1943

Mr. Charles Shearer

Censor of Radio Programmes, C.B.C.
For Everybody’s Magazine
11787
Apr 9 1959

Mr. R. L. Shetler

General Manager, Defence Dept. Systems, General Electric Co.
9567
Jun 25 1945

Nancy Shew

J. Walter Thompson Company Eastman Assignments
10096
Feb 4 1948

Toots Shor Esq.

Toots Shor’s Restaurant
For Esquire Magazine
15173
Mar 14 1990

Bobby Short

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
14133
Apr 23 1979

Mr. Thomas Shoyama

Deputy Minister of Finance, Department of Finance, Government of Canada
4924
Sep 17 1938

Shu Tomii

Japanese Minister. And family
12968
Jan 24 1969

Mr. Charles B. Shuman

President, American Farm Bureau Federation
Rockwell-Standard American Trucking Association Assignment
12968
Jan 24 1969

Charles B. Shuman

President, American Farm Bureau Federation
Rockwell-Standard American Trucking Association Assignment
10580
Mar 6 1951

Signatures

Photographic copies made from various sources
14391
Aug 6 1982

Mrs. Anna Silos

Wide of Ambassador of Brazil, Geraldo de Carvallo Silos
11061
Jul 24 1954

Sir John Slessor

Marshall of the R.A.F., London
For Everybody’s Magazine
13540
Nov 12 1973

Mr. M. A. Sloan

Treasurer, Geo. Weston Ltd. Photographed together with Mr. P. F. Connell, Vice-President of Finance, Geo. Weston Ltd.
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
11191
Jul 9 1955

Mr. Smallwood

Chairman, The Lipton Tea Co.
Through PIX Publishing
6945
Dec 13 1940

Mrs. Russel Smart

Group of Evacuee Children. Elizabeth Ann Bertran Thomas, Jeffrey Webbe, John & Tom Swabey
14431
Mar 4 1983

Dr. R. K. Smiley

Head, Department of Medicine, Ottawa General Hospital. Chief of Faculty of Medicine, Ottawa University
5311
Feb 11 1939

Mr. Smith

Group of Engineers
(negative missing)
10220
Oct 7 1948

Dean Frederick Smith

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
Deans of Medicine of Canadian Universities. For Charles E. Frosst Company
9160
Apr 3 1944

Harold D. Smith

Director, Bureau of the Budget, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
10849
Feb 6 1953

Harold V. Smith

President, Home Insurance Co.
Through PIX Publishing
12819
Dec 15 1967

Mr. Olcott Smith

Chairman, Aetna Life & Casualty
For Finance Magazine
12132
Jun 28 1962

Mr. Robert Smith

President, Indiana General Corporation. And family.
For Northwestern Mutual
9388
Nov 25 1944

Dr. Sidney E. Smith

Principal, University College, Toronto. President-Elect, University of Toronto
11921
Sep 28 1960

Mr. W. J. Smith

National President, Railway Transport and General Workers Union
9969
Jul 26 1947

Mr. Ray Smyth

Model
J. Walter Thompson White Owl Cigars
13543
Nov 14 1973

Mr. Mike Snidal

Manager of Calgary Market Mall. With Gary and Laurel Unsworth
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
15172
Mar 13 1990

Andre Soltner

Lutece Restaurant
For “American Legends” series East/West Network
9521
May 1 1945

Dr. T. V. Soong

Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs
For LIFE Magazine
8984
Sep 1 1943

M. Paul-Henri Spaak

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Labour & Social Welfare for Belgium
11530
Jul 8 1957

Leonard P. Spacek

Arthur Anderson Co.
For Northwestern Mutual, J. Walter Thompson
10940
Oct 22 1953

Glen J. Spahn

Vice President in charge of Canada, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.
12572
Aug 25 1966

Mr. Charles E. Spahr

President, Standard Oil Company
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.
12199
Mar 1 1963

Nancy Spain

Journalist
For Woman Magazine, through Tom Blau
8701
Feb 25 1943

Miss Anna Speers

Nutritionist, Foods Administration
For Canadian Home Journal
11808
Jun 12 1959

Kenneth Spencer

President, Spencer Chemical Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting
9993
Sep 23 1947

Elmer Spicer Esq.

Vice President in Charge of Manufacturing, General Electric Company
12386
May 1 1964

Mr. Erik Spicer

Parliamentary Librarian, The Library of Parliament, Ottawa
13193
Sep 26 1970

Mr. Jack Spitzer

President, Sterling Savings and Loan Association
15030
Apr 1 1988

Spring

Scenes taken around Ottawa
4872
Aug 24 1938

Lord Stanley

British Secretary of State for the Dominions
13296
Sep 12 1971

Mr. Maurice Stans

United States Secretary of Commerce
For Finance Magazine
6648
Sep 17 1940

Dr. Stapleford

Department of National Services with Justice Davis
9519
Apr 28 1945

Commander Harold E. Stassen

USNR. Delegate to United Nations Conference at San Francisco, California. Formerly Flag Officer to Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr., Admiral of 3rd Fleet in Pacific
For LIFE Magazine
10863
Mar 6 1953

Harold Stassen

Director for Mutual Security
Through PIX Publishing
13542
Nov 13 1973

Mr. J. Station

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
10231
Nov 10 1948

Miss Kathleen Steele

9 year old daughter of W. E. Steele Esq., District Forester, Department of Lands and Forests
10515
Nov 1 1950

Herman B. Steinkraus

President and Chairman of the Board, Bridgeport Brass Co.
For Northwestern Mutual, J. Walter Thompson
10720
Mar 11 1952

Steinway

Family Group. Steinway & Sons
15196
Jun 25 1990

Issac Stern

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
12860
May 13 1968

W. Eugene Stern M.D.

Chief of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, University of California
11430
Nov 9 1956

Margrete Stevka

“Miss Ottawa Roughrider”
Through Mr. Kerr, The Ottawa Citizen
14427
Dec 10 1982

Mr. Ian Stewart

Retiring Minister of Finance, Department of Finance, Government of Canada
13547
Nov 23 1973

Jackie Stewart

Racing driver
London Daily Express, Through Tom Blau
15267
May 3 1991

James Stewart

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
13462
Apr 24 1973

Mr. Peter B. Stewart

President, Molson Breweries of Canada Limited
For Brewers Association of Canada
13841
Sep 20 1976

Mr. W. Paul Stillman

Vice Chairman, Board of Commissioners, The Port Authority of NY and NJ
13541
Nov 12 1973

Mr. & Mrs. D. Stinson

At Canada Trust (opening an account)
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
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