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
11954
Dec 12 1960

Wells

For Northwestern Mutual
12455
Oct 29 1964

Mr. Grant E. Wemp

Chairman of the Board, Industrial Acceptance Corporation
13159
May 4 1970

Jan Wenner

Publisher
For Look “Under 30” series
13725
Aug 15 1975

Miss Bonny Weston

Photographed with doll (from Museum, which had belonged to Mrs. Benjamin Franklin) when photographing 1975 Muscular Dystrophy Poster Child Lisa Cagle
10848
Feb 6 1953

Gustav Weymar

Rheingold Beer
Foote, Cone & Belding Co. through PIX Publishing
14851
Jan 13 1987

Dr. Clifton Wharton

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Teacher’s Insurance and Annuity Association
14248
Jan 1 1980

Robert Whitaker

Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, Inc. Poster Children
11854
Jan 19 1960

Mr. Ogden C. White

Vice President, Marketing, Ditto Inc.
Fulton Morrisey Agency
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
12450
Sep 1 1964

Mr. Otto Whitman

Museum Director, Toledo Museum of Art
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
10002
Sep 26 1947

Dr. W. R. Whitney

Retired Founder, General Electric Research Laboratory
13314
Oct 22 1971

Mr. Wheelock Whitney

Chief Executive, Dain Kolma and Quail Inc. (Investment Banker of the Year)
For Finance Magazine Cover
10844
Feb 4 1953

Hans Wich

Rheingold Beer
Foote, Cone & Belding Co. thru PIX Publishing
9137
Mar 17 1944

Claud Wickard

Secretary of Agriculture
For LIFE Magazine
14654
May 7 1985

Ben Wicks

One of group of writers photographed together for Apple Canada, Inc. Including Charles Templeton, Ben Wicks, Harold Towne, Veronica Tennant, Margaret Atwood
15284
Jul 12 1991

Elie Wiesel

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
13834
Aug 5 1976

Randy Wilcox

MD patient, 15 years old
For Muscular Dystrophy Association Inc. Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon
15269
May 4 1991

Billy Wilder

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
13795
Mar 30 1976

Mrs. Shirley Williams MP

Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection, Department of Trade and Industry, England
13888
Mar 8 1977

Dr. J. Robert Willson

Professor and Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan
10133
Apr 19 1948

A. M. Wilson Esq.

Vice President & General Manager, Salada Tea Co. of Canada Ltd.
9164
Apr 7 1944

Charles E. Wilson

Chairman, Joint War Production, USA & Canada
For LIFE Magazine
10396
Nov 23 1949

Charles E. Wilson

President, General Motors Corporation
For Esquire Magazine
10353
Jul 22 1949

Harold Wilson

President of the Board of Trade, London, England
12275
Sep 11 1963

Dr. J. L. Wilson

Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan
13551
Oct 29 1973

Mr. John D. Wilson

Photographed with M. L. Hawkrigg
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
12051
Nov 14 1961

Mr. Thomas A. Wilson

President, National Carbide Dye Co.
Through Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance
13907
May 25 1977

Mr. Verne H. Winchell

Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer, Denny’s Inc.
13897
May 5 1977

Dr. Willis J. Winn

President, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
For University of Philadelphia, The Wharton School
9996
Sep 24 1947

Harry A. Winne Esq.

Vice President in Charge of Engineering Policy, General Electric Company
11265
Jan 8 1956

Mrs. Brownie Wise

President, Tupper Home Parties
Through PIX Publishing
15153
Feb 8 1990

Tom Wolfe

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
14261
Sep 24 1980

Dr. Harry Wollman

Head, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pennsylvania
14733
Dec 11 1985

John Wooden

For Ogilvy & Mather “Staying Power” Series (for Panhandle Eastern Corp.)
14688
Jul 7 1975

James Woodson

Assistant to Mr. Karsh. Tests made at the studio
11856
Jan 20 1960

Mr. B. W. Wright

Secretary Treasurer, Ditto Inc.
Fulton Morrisey Agency
7113
Mar 11 1941

Mr. Hume Wrong

Counsellor - Washington Canadian Legation
13129
Feb 21 1970

Mr. Sam Wyley

Chairman, University Computing Corporation
For Finance Magazine
13241
Feb 16 1971

Mr. Narafumi Yano

President, Canadian Motor Industries Holdings Ltd.
Through Ronalds Reynolds Co. Ltd.
9326
Jan 1 1940

YMCA

Group of Boys in Y
10363
Aug 30 1949

Dean C. R. Young

Faculty of Applied Science, University of Toronto
Arranged and sponsored by Engineering Alumni Assoc.
10572
Jan 30 1951

Udell Young Esq.

Vice President, General Foods Corp.
Through PIX Publishing
7574
Oct 31 1941

Mr. Russell Yuill

Assistant Director, General Ship Building, Department of Munitions & Defense
13074
Nov 1 1969

Mr. Hideki Yukawa

Physicist. First Japanese Nobel laureate
Fuji project
12214
Mar 15 1963

Yury Zavadski

Actor and Director. Chief Producer of the Mossoviet Theatre
12262
Jun 1 1963

ZULU

For Embassy Films Corporation
SHOW 40 100 500 1000
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