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 Number

sitting #
date
Name
Role, Location, Notes
11353
May 8 1956

Earl Newsom

Earl Newsom & Co. Public Relations
11367
Jun 14 1956

Mr. Spencer Love

President, Burlington Mills
Northwestern Mutual sitting
11368
Jun 15 1956

Dr. Jonas Salk

University of Pittsburgh, Municipal Hospital
11379
Jul 30 1956

St. Clair McCabe

General Manager, Thompson Newspapers, Toronto
For Weekend Magazine
11380
Jul 31 1956

J. D. MacFarlane

Executive Editor, Toronto Telegram
For Weekend Magazine
11382
Aug 2 1956

Mr. K. S. Edeu

Managing Editor, The Montreal Star
For Weekend Magazine
11386
Aug 10 1956

Mr. James Herder

St. John’s Evening Telegram
For Weekend Magazine
11394
Aug 17 1956

Hayes M. Fuhr

Director of Music, Hastings College Conservatory, Hastings, Nebraska
11397
Aug 20 1956

Charles F. Kettering

Vice President and Research Consultant, General Motors Corp., Dayton, Ohio
Through PIX Publishing
11400
Oct 1 1953

Dr. Hans Selye

The University of Montreal
Photographed in Maclean’s cities series
11417
Oct 10 1956

Dr. G. C. Monture

Vice President, Strategic Materials, Ottawa Electric Building
11419
Oct 6 1956

Dr. Maurice Tainter

Vice President, Sterling Drug Company
Northwestern Mutual sitting
11430
Nov 9 1956

Margrete Stevka

“Miss Ottawa Roughrider”
Through Mr. Kerr, The Ottawa Citizen
11467
Jan 28 1957

Dr. E. Warner

President, International Civil Aviation Organization
11485
Mar 2 1957

Mr. S. C. Allyn

President, National Cash Register Company
For Northwestern Mutual, J. Walter Thompson
11496
Apr 15 1957

Wesley H. Dunn

LLb. A.M., LL.D., Professor of Finance
For Harvard Graduate School of Business Admin.
11498
Apr 16 1957

Russell H. Hassler

Associate Dean, Professor of Accounting, Graduate School of Business Administration
11519
May 31 1957

Dr. Kaye Lamb

Dominon Archivist, The Dominion Archives
11530
Jul 8 1957

Leonard P. Spacek

Arthur Anderson Co.
For Northwestern Mutual, J. Walter Thompson
11566
Oct 17 1957

Mr. Ewald

President, Avon Products Inc.
11580
Nov 14 1957

Mrs. K. Henderson

Secretary to Honorable Ellen Fairclough, Secretary of State
11587
Nov 27 1957

Mr. Paul Bekins

Bekins Van and Storage
For Northwestern Mutual
11592
Jan 11 1958

Dr. Niels Bohr

Photographed at Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, N.J.
11601
Feb 4 1958

David Walker MP

Parliamentary Assistant to Minister of Justice
11620
Mar 31 1958

Messrs. Clayton

William and Benjamin
For Northwestern Mutual
11626
Apr 4 1958

Harvey P. Bishop

Assistant Dean, Advanced Management, Harvard Business School
11652
Jun 2 1958

Clive Graham

and Peter O’Sullavan
For Daily Express
11675
Jan 1 1958

Yousuf Karsh

With background of stamps - Picture by Marcel Gaudart
11678
Sep 5 1958

Mr. William Kennedy Jr.

President, North Carolina Mutual Insurance Co.
Ebony Magazine series. For PIX Publishing
11683
Sep 10 1958

Mr. Willard Denton

President, Manhattan Savings Bank
Through Milburn McCarty Assocoiates
11695
Oct 20 1958

Mr. Hiller

President, Hiller Aircraft Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting
11705
Nov 4 1958

Kenneth Parker

President, The Parker Pen Company
For Western Union Series through Benton and Bowles
11709
Nov 5 1958

Mr. Lusk

President, Benton and Bowles
11731
Dec 1 1958

Christmas Card

(Saint Barbara) Archbishop’s Palace, Westminster Cathedral, London, England
11745
Jan 13 1959

Harvey Jr.

Chairman of Board, Flintkote Corp.
Through PIX Publishing
11748
Jan 22 1959

Ward Bond

Star of Wagon Train
TV Guide sittings
11770
Mar 9 1959

B. C. Gardner

President, The Bank of Montreal
Taken during Montreal series for Maclean’s
11770
Mar 9 1959

Oldsmobile

Illustration, for MacLaren Advertising
11776
Mar 13 1959

Mr. Stranahan

President, Champion Spark Plug Co.
For Northwestern Mutual
11783
Mar 16 1959

Ian Sclanders

With daughter Jannie
Taken during Maclean’s Series
11787
Apr 9 1959

Mr. R. L. Shetler

General Manager, Defence Dept. Systems, General Electric Co.
11789
Apr 14 1959

Mr. Albert K. Mitchell

President and General Manager, King Ranch, Albert, New Mexico
Northwestern Mutual sitting
11794
Apr 9 1959

Jack Benny

TV Guide series through PIX
11798
Apr 10 1959

Mr. Alan Lerner

(My Fair Lady) Lerner and Frederick Loewe together
11799
Apr 30 1959

Mr. Richard Deems

Vice President, Hearst Corporation
Through PIX Publishing
11805
Jun 9 1959

Mr. Kulikowski

Publisher, Salesmans Opportunity Magazine
11807
Jun 11 1959

Mr. Charles A. Nugent

Vice President and Secretary Treasurer, Stokely Van Camp
Northwestern Mutual sitting
11808
Jun 12 1959

Kenneth Spencer

President, Spencer Chemical Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting
11832
Nov 1 1959

Mr. Joseph Baum

American restaurateur
For House Beautiful Magazine
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