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 Date

sitting #
date
Name
Role, Location, Notes
9851
Nov 29 1946

Miss Gilmour

A. J. Freiman Ltd. Fashion Models
9852
Nov 29 1946

Mrs. Walter E. A. Jaeggi

Wife of Secretary, Swiss Legation photographed at her residence modelling gown for A.J. Freiman’s Ltd.
Original sitting number: E1
9854
Nov 29 1946

Miss Sylvia Brull

Model, Murphy-Gamble Ltd. Daughter of Minister from Cuba
9859
Dec 6 1946

Yousuf Karsh

Studio - Self Portrait (With Faces of Destiny Cover)
9873
Jan 22 1947

Dr. Florence Dunlop

School Psychologist & Supervisor of Special Classes, Ottawa Public Schools. Also, President, International Council of Exceptional Children
9878
Jan 27 1947

Mr. G. T. Harris

Manager, Edmonton Branch, Mutual Life Assurance Co. of Canada
9884
Feb 11 1947

W. W. Halpenny Esq.

President & General Manager, Williams Tool Corp. of Canada Ltd.
9895
Feb 24 1947

Ettore Mazzoleni Esq.

Principal of the Toronto Conservatory. Associate Conductor of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
9899
Mar 12 1947

Mr. Thomas Hum

Vice President, Allied Trading Company Ltd.
9907
Mar 29 1947

Dr. Arnold Walter

Director, Senior School, Toronto Conservatory of Music, University of Toronto
9911
Apr 9 1947

Mr. L. W. Hanson

Retired Vice President & General Manager, United Shoe Machinery Co. of Canada
9912
Apr 9 1947

Mr. Harold C. Pearson

General Manager, Dewey & Almy Chemical Co. of Canada Ltd. Perth Shoe Company
9914
Apr 11 1947

Mr. John J. McHale

President & General Manager, Scott & McHale Ltd. Perth Shoe Company
9923
May 1 1947

Dr. Walter Bloor

Professor of Biochemistry & Pharmacology, University of Rochester
9932
May 15 1947

Mr. Frank Millington

Executive Vice President, Shoe Manufacturers’ Association of Canada. Perth Shoe Company
9938
Jun 5 1947

Madame Karsh

At Studio. With black lace scarf
For Liberty
9940
Jun 9 1947

Sir Frederick Bain

President, Federation of British Industries, Deputy Chairman of Imperial Chemical Industries
9975
Jul 20 1947

Mr. C. D. Hole

Model. Constable, RCMP
J. Walter Thompson White Owl Cigars
9959
Jul 21 1947

Mr. N. G. Vincent

Model. Special Constable, RCMP
J. Walter Thompson White Owl Cigars
9973
Jul 22 1947

John A. Larkin

2nd Vice-Chairman, Celanese Corporation of America
9967
Jul 26 1947

Mr. John Doyle

Model
J. Walter Thompson White Owl Cigars
9969
Jul 26 1947

Mr. Ray Smyth

Model
J. Walter Thompson White Owl Cigars
9976
Jul 26 1947

Model

“Jimmie"
J. Walter Thompson White Owl Cigars
9977
Jul 30 1947

Mr. A. P. Reid

Vice President, Household Finance Corporation of Canada
9979
Aug 12 1947

E. M. Rawley Esq.

Manager, Royal Alexandra Theatre
For Mayfair Magazine
9990
Sep 22 1947

Dr. W. R. G. Baker

Vice President & General Manager, Electronics Dept. General Electric Company
9991
Sep 22 1947

David C. Prince Esq.

Vice President in Charge of General Engineering & Consulting Laboratory, General Electric Company
9992
Sep 23 1947

Dr. C. G. Suits

Vice President & Director of Research, General Electric Company
9993
Sep 23 1947

Elmer Spicer Esq.

Vice President in Charge of Manufacturing, General Electric Company
9996
Sep 24 1947

Harry A. Winne Esq.

Vice President in Charge of Engineering Policy, General Electric Company
9997
Sep 24 1947

Dr. Irving T. Langmuir

Assistant Director, Research Laboratory, General Electric Company. Nobel Prize in Surface Chemistry
9999
Sep 25 1947

Dr. W. D. Coolidge

Retired Director, Research Laboratory, (X Ray Tube) General Electric Company
10000
Sep 25 1947

Robert S. Peare Esq.

Vice President in Charge of Advertising, Broadcasting and Publicity, General Electric Company
10001
Sep 25 1947

Chester H. Lang Esq.

Vice President & Manager of Sales, Apparatus Dept., General Electric Company
10002
Sep 26 1947

Dr. W. R. Whitney

Retired Founder, General Electric Research Laboratory
10014
Oct 20 1947

George R. Prout Esq.

Vice President & General Manager of Air Conditioning Department, General Electric Company
10015
Oct 21 1947

Edwin E. Potter Esq.

President in charge of Customers’ Relations, General Electric Company
10021
Oct 21 1947

L. R. Boulware Esq.

Vice President in charge of Employee Relations, General Electric Co.
10016
Oct 23 1947

Ray H. Luebbe Esq.

Vice President & General Counsel, General Electric Company
10018
Oct 24 1947

R. J. Cordiner Esq.

Vice President & Assistant to the President, General Electric Company
10019
Oct 24 1947

Hardage L. Andrews Esq.

Vice President & General Manager of Appliance & Merchandise Dept. General Electric Company
10027
Nov 8 1947

Creed's Limited

I.O.D.E. ermine coat being presented to Princess Elizabeth and modeled by Miss Joan Patterson
10057
Dec 5 1947

Miss Frances James

First wife of Murray Adaskin, Canadian composer
For Saturday Night Magazine
10077
Jan 16 1948

Edgar T. Read Esq.

Custodian of Enemy Property, Dept. of Secretary of State, Ottawa
10080
Jan 21 1948

Cyril H. Lander Esq.

President & General Manager, National Drug & Chemical Co. of Canada Ltd.
10096
Feb 4 1948

Toots Shor Esq.

Toots Shor’s Restaurant
For Esquire Magazine
10099
Feb 7 1948

Hildegarde

Hildegarde Loretta Sell
For Coronet Magazine
10105
Feb 12 1948

Blake Hughes

Model
J. Walter Thompson White Owl Cigars
10114
Mar 8 1948

Miss Helen Keller

(Miss Polly Thompson, her companion) Photographed in Hotel Algonquin
For Coronet Magazine
10124
Mar 25 1948

H. V. Erhen Esq.

Vice President in charge of Appliance Dept., General Electric Company
10133
Apr 19 1948

A. M. Wilson Esq.

Vice President & General Manager, Salada Tea Co. of Canada Ltd.
10138
Apr 22 1948

Jack Cooke Esq.

Owner, New Liberty Magazine. Owner, Radio Station CKEY
10140
Apr 27 1948

Miss Anna Sass

Secretary to Dr. Hugh Keenleside, Dep. Minister, Mines & Resources
10149
Apr 29 1948

D. H. Ross Esq.

President & General Manager, Dominion Envelopes & Cartons
10159
May 1 1948

Dr. Charles H. Hair

Medical Supervisor, Mines Accident Prevention Association of Ontario
10160
May 3 1948

Dr. Charles Armstrong

President, Kiwanis International (Dr. Armstrong is Medical Officer of Health in Salisbury, NC)
10171
Jun 18 1948

Dr. W. S. Lindsay

Dean of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
Deans of Medicine of Canadian Universities. For Charles E. Frosst Company
10172
Jun 18 1948

Dr. Edmond Dube

Doyen de la Faculte de Medecine, University of Montreal
10172
Jun 18 1948

Dr. Edmond Dube

Deans of Medicine of Canadian Universities. For Charles E. Frosst Company
10173
Jun 18 1948

Dr. J. B. Collip

Dean of Medicine, University of Western Ontario
Deans of Medicine of Canadian Universities. For Charles E. Frosst Company
10174
Jun 18 1948

Dr. H. G. Grant

Dean of Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University
Deans of Medicine of Canadian Universities. For Charles E. Frosst Company
10175
Jun 19 1948

Dr. J. A. MacFarlane

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Deans of Medicine of Canadian Universities. For Charles E. Frosst Company
10176
Jun 19 1948

Dr. A. T. Mathers

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Medical School, Winniped, Manitoba
Deans of Medicine of Canadian Universities. For Charles E. Frosst Company
10177
Jun 19 1948

Dr. J. J. Ower

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta
Deans of Medicine of Canadian Universities. For Charles E. Frosst Company
10178
Jun 19 1948

Dr. J. F. McIntosh

Secretary of the Association of Canadian Medical Colleges Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
Deans of Medicine of Canadian Universities. For Charles E. Frosst Company
10183
Jul 14 1948

W. S. Freeman Esq.

President & General Manager, H. Barnard Stamp & Stencil Co. Ltd.
10185
Jul 24 1948

R. Frith Esq.

Study of hands for the Dept. of National Health & Welfare, Publicity Division. For John Crabtree Esq.
10186
Jul 24 1948

W. A. Atkinson Esq.

The Stage Society
Study of hands for the Dept. of National Health & Welfare, Publicity Division
10187
Jul 24 1948

Holder Esq.

Superintendent, Ottawa Protestant Old Mens’ Home
10187
Jul 24 1948

Mr. Holder

Hands of Senior Citizen Mr. Holder Supt. of Protestant Old Men’s Home, Ottawa
Study of hands for the Dept. of National Health & Welfare, Publicity Division
10389
Aug 1 1948

Madame Karsh

Senior, YK’s Mother. Taken in Studio, Summer of 1948
10390
Aug 1 1948

Mr. Karsh

Senior. YK’s Father. Taken in Studio, Summer of 1948
10193
Aug 2 1948

Tom Beck Esq.

Chairman of the Board, Crowell-Collier Publishing Co.
For Collier’s Magazine
10199
Sep 7 1948

Dr. Charles Vezina

Dean of Medicine, Laval University
Deans of Medicine of Canadian Universities. For Charles E. Frosst Company
10206
Sep 15 1948

Carl Sharp Esq.

President, Acme Steel Company
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago
10209
Sep 17 1948

Harry A. Bullis Esq.

Chairman of the Board, General Mills Inc.
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago
10210
Sep 22 1948

William Faricy Esq.

President, Association of American Railroads
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago
10211
Sep 23 1948

Cloud Wampler Esq.

President, Carrier Corporation
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago
10217
Oct 2 1948

Norman Urquhart Esq.

Director, The Robert Simpson Co. President, Toronto General Hospital
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
10224
Nov 1 1948

D. H. Ross Esq.

President & General Manager, Dominion Envelopes & Cartons Western
10231
Nov 10 1948

Miss Kathleen Steele

9 year old daughter of W. E. Steele Esq., District Forester, Department of Lands and Forests
10241
Dec 1 1948

Reese H. Taylor Esq.

President, Union Oil Company of California
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
10251
Dec 16 1948

M. J. Tobin Esq.

Secretary of Labor, Washington, D.C.
For Newsweek Magazine
10253
Dec 18 1948

Clark Clifford Esq.

Counsel to the President, The White House
For Newsweek Magazine
10254
Dec 20 1948

Oscar R. Ewing Esq.

Federal Security Administrator, Washington, D.C.
For Newsweek Magazine
10274
Jan 17 1949

W. S. Moores Esq.

Managing Director, North Eastern Fish Industries Ltd.
10277
Jan 19 1949

Philip Gruchy Esq.

General Manager of the Anglo-Newfoundland Development Company
10294
Feb 16 1949

Dr. William Boyd

Department of Pathology & Bacteriology, University of Toronto
10298
Mar 22 1949

Thomas J. Watson Esq.

President, International Business Machines. (And members of his family)
10304
Apr 12 1949

Edmund Fitzgerald Esq.

President, Northwestern Mutual Life Ins. Co.
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago
10305
Apr 12 1949

Kenneth Parker Esq.

President, The Parker Pen Company
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago
10332
May 1 1949

Mr. Blouet

Manager, Georg V. Hotel, Paris
10311
May 4 1949

W. E. Nixon Esq.

Managing Director, de Havilland Works, England
European Trip
10314
May 10 1949

Aneurin Bevan MP

Minister of Health, Whitehall, London
For Newsweek Magazine
10328
May 28 1949

Louis Jouvet

Actor. Photographed at the Theatre de l’Athenee
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