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
10114
Mar 8 1948

Miss Helen Keller

(Miss Polly Thompson, her companion) Photographed in Hotel Algonquin
For Coronet Magazine
11838
Jan 5 1960

Mr. Frank Kemp

President and General Manager, Great Western Sugar Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting
12344
Feb 4 1964

Donald M. Kendall

President, The Pepsi Cola Company, & Herbert Barnet, Chairman
15221
Oct 22 1990

Jacqueline Kennedy

(Onassis)
Translations from colour transparencies made by Camera Press for YL. Taken June 14, 1957. Envelope No. 11526
11678
Sep 5 1958

Mr. William Kennedy Jr.

President, North Carolina Mutual Insurance Co.
Ebony Magazine series. For PIX Publishing
14094
Jan 29 1979

Dr. Wilbert J. Keon

Professor of Surgery, University of Ottawa at Civic Hospital
12984
Mar 19 1969

Dr. F. G. Kergin

Asst. Dean, Clinical Affairs, University of Toronto
12602
Dec 15 1965

Governor Otto Kerner

Governor of Illinois
For Rockwell Standard and American Trucking Assn.
11397
Aug 20 1956

Charles F. Kettering

Vice President and Research Consultant, General Motors Corp., Dayton, Ohio
Through PIX Publishing
13058
Sep 25 1969

Mrs. William R. Kidd

National Chairman of the Assn. of Women Safety Leaders
Rockwell-Standard American Trucking Association Assignment
14164
Jul 26 1979

Dr. James R. Killian

For Polaroid Corporation. 20x24 Polaroid only. No negatives on file.
14166
Jul 26 1979

Mrs. James R. Killian

For Polaroid Corporation. 20x24 Polaroid only. No negatives on file.
13535
Nov 5 1973

Miss Debbie King

For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973 - Brownie depositing money in Canada Trust Branch
9191
Apr 22 1944

Admiral Ernest J. King

Commander in Chief US Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations
For LIFE Magazine
12499
Feb 17 1965

Padré Kino

Suzanne Stevenson Silvercruys (Statue) in Washington Capitol
15113
Sep 7 1989

Dr. Warren Kinzey

Professor of Anthropology, City College of City University of New York
13949
Jul 1 1977

Charles Kirby

Dancer - as King in Sarabande costume
For National Ballet of Canada project
14456
Jun 13 1983

Mr. Gustave Kirchenberger

Retired chef of Green Valley Restaurant but still Vice President and a Director of the company
13393
Jun 28 1972

Mr. Henry Kissinger

Special Advisor for National Security for the President of the United States
15151
Feb 6 1990

Henry Kissinger

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
12804
Apr 4 1968

Mr. Rex Kitely

Ontario Department of Tourism and Industry. For James Lovick Advertising
14322
Jul 20 1981

Mr. Leo Kolber

President CEMP Investments (Charles/Edgar/Minda/Philip Bronfman private investment company)
14894
Aug 10 1987

Lily Koltun

National Library and Archives , Canada
9535
May 9 1945

Dr. V. K. Wellington Koo

Chinese Ambassador to the Court of St. James, formerly Minister of Foreign Affairs, at San Francisco, California
14722
Nov 16 1985

Mr. Paul Kovi

Co-owner, The Four Seasons Restaurant
14724
Nov 16 1985

Mr. Paul Kovi

Co-owner, The Four Seasons Restaurant. Dual sitting with Mr. Tom Margittai
11858
Jan 26 1960

Carl Kroch

President, Kroch’s and Brentano's
11985
Jan 1 1961

Mr. Boris Kroll

Master craftsman and weaver
For House Beautiful Magazine
13166
May 4 1970

John Kronenberger

Editor, Look Magazine. Photographed during sitting for Joan Baez for “Under 30” series
9510
Apr 1 1945

Mr. J. A. Krug

Chairman, War Production Board
For LIFE Magazine
13952
Jul 1 1977

James Kudelka

Dancer
For National Ballet of Canada project
11805
Jun 9 1959

Mr. Kulikowski

Publisher, Salesmans Opportunity Magazine
12621
Feb 24 1966

Mr. Murray Kyger

President, First National Bank of Fort Worth
For Finance Magazine Cover
9426
Jan 11 1945

Mrs. John S. Labatt

Lady District Supt. for Western Ontario, St. John Ambulance Brigade
13521
Oct 15 1973

Mr. M. L. Lahn

Canada Trust
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
15116
Sep 19 1989

Mr. G. Blair Laing

Blair Lang Galleries
Made at request of Dr. Shirley Thompson, Director, National Gallery of Canada
11519
May 31 1957

Dr. Kaye Lamb

Dominon Archivist, The Dominion Archives
11006
Apr 14 1954

Louis H. Lamotte

Vice President in charge Sales, International Business Machines Inc.
10080
Jan 21 1948

Cyril H. Lander Esq.

President & General Manager, National Drug & Chemical Co. of Canada Ltd.
12913
Aug 27 1968

Mr. Mills Lane

President, The Citizens and Southern National Bank
For Finance Magazine
10001
Sep 25 1947

Chester H. Lang Esq.

Vice President & Manager of Sales, Apparatus Dept., General Electric Company
14013
May 16 1978

Dr. Robert D. Langdell

Group Sitting. Department of Pathology and Biochemistry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
9997
Sep 24 1947

Dr. Irving T. Langmuir

Assistant Director, Research Laboratory, General Electric Company. Nobel Prize in Surface Chemistry
10542
Nov 27 1950

Lawrence Langner

Director, The Theatre Guild Inc.
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
15266
May 1 1991

Angela Lansbury

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
SHOW 40 100 500 1000
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