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
12802
Oct 19 1967

G. H. G. Dyson

Director of Athletics, The Roya Canadian Legation
12819
Dec 15 1967

Mr. Olcott Smith

Chairman, Aetna Life & Casualty
For Finance Magazine
13563
Jan 1 1968

Yousuf Karsh

Taken at exhibition of Men Who Make Our World in Montreal
12838
Feb 22 1968

Mr. Wencel Neumann

Chairman, DeLaval Separator Company
Northwestern Mutual sitting
12839
Feb 22 1968

Dr. Louis Hellman

Chairman, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of New York Medical Centre
12846
Mar 26 1968

Dr. Richard Harvill

President, The University of Arizona
Northwestern Mutual sitting
12804
Apr 4 1968

Mr. Rex Kitely

Ontario Department of Tourism and Industry. For James Lovick Advertising
12847
Apr 4 1968

Mr. Dan Sarazen

Ontario Department of Tourism and Industry. For James Lovick Advertising
12848
Apr 7 1968

Professor Farrar

And Mrs. Farrar
Ontario Department of Tourism and Industry. For James Lovick Advertising
12850
Apr 11 1968

Mr. James Adams

Lazare Freres (Prior President, Standard Brands)
12856
May 8 1968

Sigmund Blum

Vice President & Director of Design, Smith, Hynchman and Grylls
12860
May 13 1968

W. Eugene Stern M.D.

Chief of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, University of California
12863
May 17 1968

Robert S. Oelman

President, National Cash Register Company
Northwestern Mutual sitting
12891
Jul 22 1968

Mr. Joseph Flavin Jr.

Vice President, Finance, XEROX Corporation
Northwestern Mutual sitting
12916
Aug 1 1968

Holly Schmidt

Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, Inc. Poster Children
12912
Aug 9 1968

Mr. Ferguson

President, Northwestern Mutual Life Ins. Co.
12913
Aug 27 1968

Mr. Mills Lane

President, The Citizens and Southern National Bank
For Finance Magazine
12921
Sep 8 1968

Mr. Sam Lefrak

Lefrak Industries
For Rapho Guillumette Pictures
12916
Sep 11 1968

Miss Holly Schmidt

Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, Inc. Poster Child
12924
Sep 23 1968

Mr. Paul Henson

President, United Utilities, Inc.
For Finance Magazine
12926
Sep 24 1968

Dr. Arthur Metcalf

Executive Vice President, Electronics Corporation of America
12945
Nov 21 1968

Mr. N. E. Hardy

Executive Vice President, Labatt
For British American Oil
12953
Dec 7 1968

Mr. Ben Oxnard

Senior Vice President, Great West Sugar Company
12967
Jan 23 1969

Mr. Walter Carey

Rockwell-Standard American Trucking Association Assignment
12968
Jan 24 1969

Mr. Charles B. Shuman

President, American Farm Bureau Federation
Rockwell-Standard American Trucking Association Assignment
12968
Jan 24 1969

Charles B. Shuman

President, American Farm Bureau Federation
Rockwell-Standard American Trucking Association Assignment
12971
Feb 10 1969

Mr. P. Ablon

President, Ogden Corporation
For Finance Magazine
12984
Mar 19 1969

Dr. F. G. Kergin

Asst. Dean, Clinical Affairs, University of Toronto
12995
Apr 1 1969

Cathy Charron

For Northwestern Mutual, J. Walter Thompson
12994
Apr 14 1969

Apollo 8

Apollo 8 crew. Lovell, Anders, Borman
13004
May 29 1969

Dr. Leo Marion

Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Ottawa
13019
Jun 24 1969

Dr. John Robbins

Retiring President of the Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba
13026
Jul 12 1969

Mr. Jack Potter

Potter Instrument Co.
Through J Walter Thompson
13036
Aug 14 1969

Mr. Dan Lufkin

Mr. William Donaldson, Mr. Richard Jenrette
For Finance Magazine
13050
Sep 11 1969

Buzz Aldrin

Apollo 11 crew. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins
13050
Sep 11 1969

Apollo 11

Apollo 11 crew. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins
13050
Sep 11 1969

Michael Collins

Apollo 11 crew. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins
13046
Sep 14 1969

Mr. John Gray

President, First National Bank of Beaumont
13049
Sep 18 1969

Frank Moores MP

Conservative member for Bonavista-Trinity-Conception, Newfoundland, and National Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party
13051
Sep 19 1969

Adolph W. Schmidt

Ambassador of the United States, Embassy of the United States, Ottawa
13057
Sep 25 1969

Mr. William J. Kane

President, Great A&P Tea Company
Rockwell-Standard American Trucking Association Assignment
13058
Sep 25 1969

Mrs. William R. Kidd

National Chairman of the Assn. of Women Safety Leaders
Rockwell-Standard American Trucking Association Assignment
13072
Oct 1 1969

Yousuf Karsh

Photographed with Astronauts (in profile) by Gene Pospeshil
13064
Oct 13 1969

Governor Ronald Reagan

Governor of the State of California
Rockwell-Standard American Trucking Association Assignment
13074
Nov 1 1969

Mr. Hideki Yukawa

Physicist. First Japanese Nobel laureate
Fuji project
13090
Dec 11 1969

Dr. Vernon Alden

Chairman of the Board, Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Co.
13114
Jan 1 1970

Scotty Swift

Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, Inc. Poster Children
13109
Jan 20 1970

Mr. John Gurash

President, The Insurance Company of North America
13115
Jan 23 1970

Carlton P. Fuller

Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Museum of Science, Boston
13129
Feb 21 1970

Mr. Sam Wyley

Chairman, University Computing Corporation
For Finance Magazine
13131
Feb 26 1970

Sam Brown

For Look “Under 30” series
13142
Mar 27 1970

Muhammad Ali

Cassius Clay
For Look “Under 30” series
13142
Mar 27 1970

Cassius Clay

Muhammad Ali
For Look “Under 30” series
13158
May 3 1970

Joan Baez

For Look “Under 30” series
13159
May 4 1970

Jan Wenner

Publisher
For Look “Under 30” series
13166
May 4 1970

John Kronenberger

Editor, Look Magazine. Photographed during sitting for Joan Baez for “Under 30” series
13174
Jun 30 1970

Mr. Harry Heltzer

And Mr. Bert Cross. Chairman and President, 3M Company
13174
Jun 30 1970

Mr. Bert Cross

And Mr. Harry Heltzer. Chairman and President, 3M Company
13175
Jul 2 1970

Ravi Shankar

For Polaroid Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts
13184
Aug 1 1970

Walter Scott

Ontario Department of Tourism and Industry. For James Lovick Advertising
13183
Aug 2 1970

Henry Moore

Sculptor. With Lipchitz and Marini.
13184
Aug 26 1970

Conductor Walter Scott

Algoma Central Railway
For Ontario Department of Tourism and Information
13193
Sep 26 1970

Mr. Jack Spitzer

President, Sterling Savings and Loan Association
13206
Nov 12 1970

Mr. Arthur Erickson

Architect of Canadian Pavilion at Osaka, ’70 (winning pavilion)
13210
Nov 17 1970

Dr. Melvin Calvin

Berkeley Research Laboratory, University of California (1961 Nobel Prize for Chemistry)
13211
Nov 18 1970

Dr. Donald Glaser

Department of Molecular Biology, University of California
13213
Nov 20 1970

Dr. Charles Townes

Department of Physics, University of California. Nobel Prize Physics 1964
13219
Dec 1 1970

Dr. F. T. Rosser

Retired first Principal of Algonquin College, Ottawa
13228
Jan 13 1971

Willard F. Rockwell Jr.

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, North American Rockwell Corporation
13229
Jan 13 1971

Mr. Robert Anderson

President & Chief Operating Officer, North American Rockwell Corporation
13237
Jan 27 1971

Mr. Donald Regan

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith
For Finance Magazine Cover
13240
Feb 10 1971

Mr. Clement Stone

President, Combined Insurance Co. of America
For Finance Magazine
13241
Feb 16 1971

Mr. Narafumi Yano

President, Canadian Motor Industries Holdings Ltd.
Through Ronalds Reynolds Co. Ltd.
13249
Mar 12 1971

Dr. Jacob Marcus

Distinguished Service Professor of Jewish American History, Hebrew Union College
13259
Apr 13 1971

Senator William Benton

For the F.E. Compton Company. For Golden Anniversary edition of Compton’s Encyclopaedia
13267
Jun 14 1971

H. Ross Perot

Electronics Data Systems
For Finance Magazine
13280
Jul 17 1971

Mr. William Casey

Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission
For Finance Magazine
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