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
15273
May 29 1991

Dr. Paul D. Stolley

Chairman & Professor, Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
15048
Jan 10 1989

Henry Stolp

with Chris Mullin and Henry Stolp, Penta Stolp Corporation
13240
Feb 10 1971

Mr. Clement Stone

President, Combined Insurance Co. of America
For Finance Magazine
11776
Mar 13 1959

Mr. Stranahan

President, Champion Spark Plug Co.
For Northwestern Mutual
9772
Feb 1 1946

Miss Ann Straus

Public Relations, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
9992
Sep 23 1947

Dr. C. G. Suits

Vice President & Director of Research, General Electric Company
13620
Jun 14 1974

Eugene F. Sullivan

Judge retired from the New York State Supreme Court Bench for Oswego County Court House
11888
Jun 10 1960

Summerfield

U.S. Postmaster General
Through PIX Publishing
13948
Jul 1 1977

Hazaros Surmeyan

July and August, 1977. With Mary Jago. Dancers in Mad Shadows
For National Ballet of Canada project
14791
May 19 1986

Dr. Raymond Suskind

Institute of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
14653
May 3 1985

Miss Adele Swenson

Executive Director, Radiological Society of North America
13114
Jan 1 1970

Scotty Swift

Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, Inc. Poster Children
10473
May 24 1950

George Szell Esq.

Director of Cleveland Orchestra
Through PIX Publishing re E. I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co. Inc.
11419
Oct 6 1956

Dr. Maurice Tainter

Vice President, Sterling Drug Company
Northwestern Mutual sitting
7844
Feb 19 1942

Miss Tait

Canadian Home Journal
7127
Mar 19 1941

R. R. Tait

Assistant Commissioner, Criminal Investigation, RCMP
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
13994
Feb 14 1978

Dr. George Tatham

Master, McLaughlin College, York University, Downsview, Ontario
13702
May 12 1975

Dr. Helen B. Taussig

Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Taken for Polaroid Corporation on Polaroid film for “Healers of Our Age” Series II
12364
Mar 17 1964

Dr. Taylor

Principal, University of Alberta
13520
Oct 15 1973

Mr. Allyn Taylor

Canada Trust. Part of dual portrait with Mr. Arthur Mingay Chairman of the Board, Canada Trust
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13549
Oct 15 1973

Mr. Allyn Taylor

Chairman, Canada Trust
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
6253
Apr 3 1940

C. C. Taylor

United States Legation, Agricultural Attache
8626
Jan 18 1943

Mrs. Clifford C. Taylor

United States Legation Red Cross group. Mrs. Julius Fleischmann, Mrs. Russell B. Jordan, Mrs. F. J. Graling, Mrs. Clifford C. Taylor
14356
Dec 10 1981

Mr. James R. Taylor

President, Carling O’Keefe. Retiring Chairman of Brewers Association of Canada
For Brewers Association of Canada
14288
Feb 9 1981

Mr. & Mrs Kenneth Taylor

Canadian Consulate General. Some of Mr. Taylor alone, some with son Douglas
For Avenue Magazine
15021
Nov 5 1988

Mr. Nat Taylor

With Mr. Garth Drabinsky. Cineplex Odeon Corporation
15022
Nov 5 1988

Nat Taylor

Photographed with Myron Gottlieb and Garth Drabinsky, Cineplex Odeon Corporation
10241
Dec 1 1948

Reese H. Taylor Esq.

President, Union Oil Company of California
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
14218
Feb 12 1980

Richard E. Taylor

Professor, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford University
13884
Feb 19 1977

Dr. Owsei Temkin

Professor Emeritus of the History of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital and University
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
14654
May 7 1985

Veronica Tennant

One of group photographed together for Apple Canada, Inc. Including Charles Templeton, Ben Wicks, Harold Towne, Veronica Tennant, Margaret Atwood
14636
Feb 11 1985

Ben Teraberry

Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, Inc. Poster Children
12502
Feb 20 1965

Mr. U. Thant

Secretary General, The United Nations
13797
Apr 1 1976

Mrs. Margaret Thatcher

Leader of the Opposition (Conservative Party) House of Commons, Westminster
Through Tom Blau
14394
Aug 19 1982

Dr. Joab Thomas

President, University of Alabama (Former president of North Carolina State University)
For North Carolina State University
13602
Apr 8 1974

Mr. Richard L. Thomas

Group photograph with Mr. Robert A. Abboud, Mr. Chauncey Schmidt, Vice Chairmen of the Board, First National Bank of Chicago
11266
Jan 9 1956

Mr. G. W. Thompson

Chairman of the Board, Arvin Industries
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
9482
Feb 26 1945

Mr. Rielle Thomson

Director of Public Relations, Dept. of Munitions & Supply
13503
Aug 4 1973

Dr. George Widmer Thorn

Director of Medical Research, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard School of Medicine
8053
May 13 1942

Mr. O. B. Thornton

Comptroller of Commodity, Prices Stabilisation Corp. Ltd.
14231
May 14 1980

Mr. John S. Thorp

President, Canadian Association of Equipment Distributors
14232
May 14 1980

Mr. & Mrs. John S. Thorp

also Mrs. Thorp alone
Taken for Canadian Association of Equipment Distributors from which Mr. Thorp is retiring as president
10613
May 26 1951

Lawrence W. Tice Esq.

President, International Correspondence Schools
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
14690
Nov 1 1984

Mr. Michael Tims

Assistant to the master of the Household, Buckingham Palace
14400
Sep 7 1982

Dr. Pedro Tinoco

Senior Partner of Tinoco, Travieso, Planchart, Erminy Y Asociados
10251
Dec 16 1948

M. J. Tobin Esq.

Secretary of Labor, Washington, D.C.
For Newsweek Magazine
14829
Oct 16 1986

Dr. Alfred Tomatis

French physician, psychologist and ear specialist. Founder of “Tomatis Method”
For The Listening Centre
13700
May 6 1975

Ronald K. Tompkins M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery, School of Medicine, The Center for the Health Sciences, University of California
10810
Nov 26 1952

K. C. Towe

President, American Cyamid Co.
For J. M. Mathes Advertising through PIX Publishing
14654
May 7 1985

Mr. Harold Towne

One of group photographed together for Apple Canada, Inc. Including Charles Templeton, Ben Wicks, Harold Towne, Veronica Tennant, Margaret Atwood
13213
Nov 20 1970

Dr. Charles Townes

Department of Physics, University of California. Nobel Prize Physics 1964
13878
Feb 15 1977

Mr. Paul R. Tregurtha

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Moore McCormack Resources, Inc.
14414
Oct 15 1982

Dr. Stanley B. Troup

Professor of Medicine, Health Care and Human Values, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
9557
Jun 6 1945

Mr. A. W. Trueman

President, University of Manitoba
For Saturday Night Magazine
6631
Sep 11 1940

Trumpeter

Trumpeter Storey at Peace Tower
13932
Aug 15 1977

Dr. Peter Tsairis M.D.

Patients photographed at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York. Juan Soto and mother, Anthony Calderon and mother, Isadore Zuckerman and wife, Maribel and Angelo Velasquez. Doctors Shala Mousavi, M.D., Peter Tsairis, M.D.
11241
Nov 10 1955

Mr. Gene Tunney

The McCandless Corporation
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
11262
Jan 1 1956

Mr. Gene Tunney

The McCandless Corporation
Northwestern Mutual sitting
12464
Sep 1 1964

Dr. Evan Turner

Museum Director, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
10960
Dec 16 1953

Robert C. Tyson Esq.

Vice Chairman, Finance Committee, United States Steel Corporation
8456
Nov 10 1942

Mr. L. B. Unwin

Administrator of Consumer Rationing. Man of the Week
10217
Oct 2 1948

Norman Urquhart Esq.

Director, The Robert Simpson Co. President, Toronto General Hospital
15277
Jun 13 1991

Sir Peter Ustinov

Photographed at studio when in Ottawa to receive Honorary Degree of Laws at Carleton University
15238
Dec 10 1990

Mr. Thomas Vail

President & Chairman, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland
10973
Jan 26 1954

Mr. Edward Valentine

President and Chairman of the Board, J. W. Robinson & Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
12262
Jun 1 1963

Kurt Vandenboch

The Film ZULU
Shot in Natal, South Africa. For Embassy Films Corporation
12762
Jun 2 1967

Mr. A. Murray Vaughan

British American Banknote Co. Photographed at Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
14886
May 1 1987

Venice trip

Snapshots with Mrs. Karsh and Jerry Fielder
10199
Sep 7 1948

Dr. Charles Vezina

Dean of Medicine, Laval University
Deans of Medicine of Canadian Universities. For Charles E. Frosst Company
11063
Jul 26 1954

Sir Philip Vian

Admiral of the Fleet
For Everybody’s Magazine
9959
Jul 21 1947

Mr. N. G. Vincent

Model. Special Constable, RCMP
J. Walter Thompson White Owl Cigars
9162
Apr 4 1944

Fred M. Vinson

Director, Economic Stabilization Board
For LIFE Magazine
9025
Sep 12 1943

Vive La France

Sergeant Joseph Saumureau, Croix de Guerre avec Palme et Medaille des Evades
11017
May 5 1954

L. M. Voorhess

Chairman of the Finance Committee, United States Steel Corp.
12245
Mar 15 1963

Gennady Voronov

Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian SFSR
14778
Apr 23 1986

Mr. John Waage

On location at the bank. For Republic National Bank
7114
Mar 10 1941

Mr. Wagner

Hydro Electric Commission Inspection
14013
May 16 1978

Dr. Robert H. Wagner

Group Sitting. Department of Pathology and Biochemistry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
14761
Mar 12 1986

Mr. Robert F. Wagner

Findley, Kumble, Wagner
Photographed for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
10676
Nov 27 1951

Mr. P. T. Wagoner

Chairman, The Underwood Company
Through PIX Publishing
5831
Nov 1 1939

Wakefield

Broken Windows; Solange in front of stone at Victoria Museum
11601
Feb 4 1958

David Walker MP

Parliamentary Assistant to Minister of Justice
11338
Apr 23 1956

Edwin H. Walker

President and General Manager, McKinnon Industries Ltd.
12459
Sep 1 1964

Mr. John Walker

Museum Director, National Gallery of Art
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
4140
Jul 3 1937

Mr. Wallace

Advertising Agent. Medical Convention
13479
Jun 11 1973

Mr. Hal Wallis

Hal Wallis Productions, Universal Studios
9907
Mar 29 1947

Dr. Arnold Walter

Director, Senior School, Toronto Conservatory of Music, University of Toronto
13386
Apr 17 1972

Barbara Walters

Dual sitting with Estrellita Karsh at Walters’ apartment
10211
Sep 23 1948

Cloud Wampler Esq.

President, Carrier Corporation
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago
13409
Oct 14 1972

Simon Ward

(As Winston Churchill)
For LIFE Magazine
11467
Jan 28 1957

Dr. E. Warner

President, International Civil Aviation Organization
11116
Nov 23 1954

Watson

President, Cities Service Oil Co.
Through PIX Publishing
15194
Jun 22 1990

Dr. James Watson

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
10298
Mar 22 1949

Thomas J. Watson Esq.

President, International Business Machines. (And members of his family)
13559
Dec 13 1973

Mr. Donald R. Waugh Jr.

Vice President, City Mortgage Department, Equitable Life Mortgage and Realty Investors
13523
Oct 17 1973

Mr. Webber

Mennonite Community
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
10845
Feb 4 1953

Walter Webenbaur

Rheingold Beer
Foote, Cone & Belding Co. thru PIX Publishing
9103
Feb 9 1944

Mr. S. M. Wedd

General Manager, Canadian Bank of Commerce
4485
Dec 17 1937

Wedding Samples

Mrs. B. David, Mrs. Salton, Mrs Cuthbertson (Betty Ross)
10862
Mar 7 1953

Sinclair Weeks

Secretary of Commerce, USA
Through PIX Publishing
13624
Jul 10 1974

Dr. Myron Wegman

Director of School of Public Health, University of Michigan
10445
Mar 1 1950

Frank Weil

President, National Jewish Welfare Board
9794
Sep 8 1946

Kurt Weill

Composer
The Playwrights Company
10837
Jan 6 1953

Weinberg Esq.

General Foods Corp.
Through PIX Publishing
12477
Sep 1 1964

Carl Weinhardt

Museum Director, Indianapolis Museum of Art
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
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