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
11626
Apr 4 1958

Harvey P. Bishop

Assistant Dean, Advanced Management, Harvard Business School
14548
Apr 11 1984

Mr. James T. Black

Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer, The Molson Companies Ltd.
10650
Oct 10 1951

George Blaisdell

President, Zippo Lighter Co.
Lord Calvert Series
10499
Sep 19 1950

Dr. Alfred Blalock

Surgeon-in-Chief, Johns Hopkins Hospital. (Of Blue Baby fame)
9923
May 1 1947

Dr. Walter Bloor

Professor of Biochemistry & Pharmacology, University of Rochester
10332
May 1 1949

Mr. Blouet

Manager, Georg V. Hotel, Paris
10959
Dec 16 1953

Roger M. Blough

Vice Chairman of the Board, United States Steel Corporation
14306
Apr 20 1981

Dr. Elkan R. Blout

Dean of Administration, School of Public Health, Harvard University
12856
May 8 1968

Sigmund Blum

Vice President & Director of Design, Smith, Hynchman and Grylls
10758
Jun 24 1952

Boeschenstein

Owens-Corning Fiberglass Corp.
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
10428
Jan 29 1950

Dean Boggs

N.Y. Post Graduate Medical School
11592
Jan 11 1958

Dr. Niels Bohr

Photographed at Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, N.J.
14122
Mar 28 1979

Dr. John D. Bolton

Chief of Staff (retiring), The Greenwich Hospital Association
11748
Jan 22 1959

Ward Bond

Star of Wagon Train
TV Guide sittings
14576
Jul 30 1984

Mr. Joseph Bones

Executive Partner, Ward Mallette Chartered Accountants
15061
Feb 13 1989

Dr. Yelena Bonner

Wife of Dr. Andrei Sakharov
Arranged by The Ottawa Citizen
8421
Oct 29 1942

Mr. Henry Borden KC

Co-ordinator of Controls & Chairman of the Wartime Industries Control Board
4130
Jun 25 1937

Bordens

Medical Convention
10021
Oct 21 1947

L. R. Boulware Esq.

Vice President in charge of Employee Relations, General Electric Co.
9166
Apr 8 1944

Chester Bowles

Administrator, Office of Price Administration, Washington D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
15128
Nov 7 1989

Boyce-Kelley

Copy negative of print taken Sept. 3, 1939
10294
Feb 16 1949

Dr. William Boyd

Department of Pathology & Bacteriology, University of Toronto
13659
Nov 28 1974

Dr. William Boyd

Photographed together with Dr. James Bateman at Orthopaedic and Arthritic Hospital, Toronto
10533
Nov 21 1950

General Omar Bradley

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Department of Defense, Washington, D.C.
For Parade Magazine, through PIX
10574
Feb 3 1951

General Omar Bradley

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Department of Defense, Washington, D.C.
14672
Jun 28 1985

Mr. John V. Branch

President, Nexa Corporation. With group of three Nexa executives together including Mr. John Allen, Mr. David Burden, Mr. John Branch
14694
Sep 4 1985

Mr. John V. Branch

Nexa Corporation. With group of three Nexa executives together including Mr. John Allen, Mr. David Burden, Mr. John Branch
14865
Apr 7 1987

Mr. John Branch

Nexa Corporation. Photographed with John Allen and David Burden
14214
Jan 21 1980

Lester Breslow

Dean, School of Public Health, University of California
11334
Apr 12 1956

Mr. Bridges

Libby McNeill & Co.
For J. Walter Thompson (Northwestern Mutual account)
14013
May 16 1978

Dr. Kenneth M. Brinkhous

Group Sitting. Department of Pathology and Biochemistry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
9791
Aug 30 1946

Mr. F. H. Brown

Financial Adviser to Minister of Reconstruction & Supply
11991
Sep 5 1961

Harry A. Brown

Vice President of Manufacturing, SunRay Mid Continent Oil
13830
Aug 4 1976

Matthew Brown

Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, Inc. Poster Child
For Muscular Dystrophy Association Inc. Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon
13868
Jan 1 1977

Matthew Brown

Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, Inc. Poster Children
13131
Feb 26 1970

Sam Brown

For Look “Under 30” series
10578
Mar 6 1951

Warren W. Brown Esq.

Vice President i/c Traffic, Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville Railway Co.
14176
Aug 27 1979

Mr. Werner C. Brown

Chairman of the Board, Hercules Inc. Dual sitting with Alexander Giacco
10783
Sep 20 1952

J. E. Brownlee QC

President & General Manager, United Grain Growers Ltd.
14740
Jan 3 1986

Mr. Dave Brubeck

For Ogilvy & Mather “Staying Power” Series (for Panhandle Eastern Corp.)
7284
Jun 11 1941

Miss P. Bruce

Victory Loan organization, Bank of Canada. With bottle of gold.
9854
Nov 29 1946

Miss Sylvia Brull

Model, Murphy-Gamble Ltd. Daughter of Minister from Cuba
12476
Sep 1 1964

Mr. T. S. Buechner

Museum Director, Brooklyn Museum
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
15192
Jun 29 1990

Warren Buffett

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
4468
Dec 13 1937

Buick

Car
For Chatter Magazine
10209
Sep 17 1948

Harry A. Bullis Esq.

Chairman of the Board, General Mills Inc.
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago
10517
Oct 31 1950

Dr. Ralph J. Bunche

Professor of Government, Harvard University. First Black Nobel laureate.
13295
Sep 11 1971

Mr. John Bunting

Chief Executive, First National Bank and Trust Company
For Finance Magazine
14865
Apr 7 1987

Mr. David Burden

Nexa Corporation. Photographed with John Branch and John Allen
13879
Feb 16 1977

Mr. Herbert Burstein

Zelby, Burstein, Bernstein and Hartman
Photographed at request of Atlas Van Lines, Inc.
14974
May 1 1988

George Bush

Vice President of the United States
10535
Nov 21 1950

Dr. Vannevar Bush

Carnegie Institute of Washington
Through PIX Publishing
9161
Apr 4 1944

Mr. James F. Byrnes

Director of War Mobilization, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
4776
Jan 6 1938

C.C.F. Founding Members Group

T.C. Douglas, Angus MacInnis, A.A. Heaps, J.S. Woodsworth, M.J. Coldwell, Mrs. Grace MacInnis, Grant MacNeil
13721
Jan 1 1975

Lisa Cagle

Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, Inc. Poster Children
12262
Jun 1 1963

Michael Caine

The Film ZULU
Shot in Natal, South Africa. For Embassy Films Corporation
14386
Jun 10 1982

Zoe Caldwell

Individually and together with Judith Anderson, in the play “Medea”
For LIFE Magazine
13210
Nov 17 1970

Dr. Melvin Calvin

Berkeley Research Laboratory, University of California (1961 Nobel Prize for Chemistry)
8913
Jul 6 1943

Dr. I. Cankar

Minister from Yugoslavia to Canada
For Maclean’s
13509
Aug 14 1973

Dyan Cannon

Actress
For Cosmopolitan Magazine
14353
Nov 27 1981

Mr. Cornell Capa

Executive Director, International Center of Photography
15147
Jan 31 1990

Cornell Capa

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
10470
Jan 4 1950

Capri

YK's Easter visit
12967
Jan 23 1969

Mr. Walter Carey

Rockwell-Standard American Trucking Association Assignment
12193
Jan 3 1963

Leslie Caron

For Sunday Pictorial, London, through Tom Blau
13322
Jan 6 1972

Dr. D. W. Carr

Economist. President, D. Wm Carr & Associates
15206
Aug 1 1990

Mr. John C. Carroll

President & Chief Executive Officer, Molson Breweries
For Brewers Association of Canada
13765
Nov 17 1975

Mr. Frank Cary

Chairman of the Board, International Business Machines (IBM)
Arranged by Woodfin Camp
13280
Jul 17 1971

Mr. William Casey

Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission
For Finance Magazine
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