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 Number

sitting #
date
Name
Role, Location, Notes
14278
Nov 25 1980

Mr. Cox

Senior Vice President, Exxon Corporation
14288
Feb 9 1981

Mr. & Mrs Kenneth Taylor

Canadian Consulate General. Some of Mr. Taylor alone, some with son Douglas
For Avenue Magazine
14302
Apr 8 1981

Frank J. Sellers M.D.

Professor and head of Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
14306
Apr 20 1981

Dr. Elkan R. Blout

Dean of Administration, School of Public Health, Harvard University
14310
Mar 24 1981

Jacques Henri Lartigue

Photographer
Guest at Roger Therond’s home when YK visited during trip to Paris March 1981
14320
Jan 1 1981

Christi Bartlett

Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, Inc. Poster Children
14322
Jul 20 1981

Mr. Leo Kolber

President CEMP Investments (Charles/Edgar/Minda/Philip Bronfman private investment company)
14325
Jul 27 1981

Mr. Gerry Arial

Owner, the Silver Rose Florist Shop, Chateau Laurier
14344
Nov 12 1981

Robert Hubbard

Cultural Advisor to the Governor General. Government House, Rideau Hall
14347
Nov 19 1981

Mr. John F. Hennessy

Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer, Syska & Hennessy, Inc.
14350
Nov 23 1981

Mr. John Macomber

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Celanese Corporation
14353
Nov 27 1981

Mr. Cornell Capa

Executive Director, International Center of Photography
14356
Dec 10 1981

Mr. James R. Taylor

President, Carling O’Keefe. Retiring Chairman of Brewers Association of Canada
For Brewers Association of Canada
14359
Dec 1 1981

Estrellita Karsh

Photographs of sculpture by Manzu of Estrellita Karsh
For use in catalogue raisonné of Manzu’s work
14360
Nov 1 1981

Jo Tartt

Tests taken by Mr. Karsh using Olympus Camera at White House, Washington. Photographs of White House, Estrellita Karsh, Jo Tartt
14360
Nov 1 1981

White House

Tests taken by Mr. Karsh using Olympus Camera at White House, Washington. Photographs of White House, Estrellita Karsh, Jo Tartt
14368
Jan 5 1982

Mr. David Fisher

Special Assistant to the President, Washington, D.C.
Photographed as stand-in
14375
Aug 21 1982

Yousuf Karsh

With students in photography from Lansing Community College. Taken by assistant Gregory Lorfing. (one photograph of YK and Mary Alderman among photographs)
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