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
13295
Sep 11 1971

Mr. John Bunting

Chief Executive, First National Bank and Trust Company
For Finance Magazine
13296
Sep 12 1971

Mr. Maurice Stans

United States Secretary of Commerce
For Finance Magazine
13314
Oct 22 1971

Mr. Wheelock Whitney

Chief Executive, Dain Kolma and Quail Inc. (Investment Banker of the Year)
For Finance Magazine Cover
13320
Dec 13 1971

Montgomery Ward

Group photo of Edward S. Donnell, Leo Schoenhofen, Gordon R. Worley, Henry Van der Eb
Through Rapho Guillumette Pictures
13322
Jan 6 1972

Dr. D. W. Carr

Economist. President, D. Wm Carr & Associates
13329
Jan 11 1972

Joseph Noble

Director, The Museum of the City of New York
13357
Mar 7 1972

Yousuf Karsh

(Date card made) and poodle Clicquot photographed by Mike Kerr
Copy negative. Published in Ottawa Citizen
13365
Apr 4 1972

Mr. Edgar Ritchie

Under Secretary of State for External Affairs, Ottawa
13369
Apr 10 1972

David Goddard

Provost, The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
13386
Apr 17 1972

Estrellita Karsh

Dual sitting with Barbara Walters at Walters’ apartment
13386
Apr 17 1972

Barbara Walters

Dual sitting with Estrellita Karsh at Walters’ apartment
13393
Jun 28 1972

Mr. Henry Kissinger

Special Advisor for National Security for the President of the United States
13402
Aug 21 1972

Mr. Ambrose Peddle

Progressive Conservative Member of Parliament from Newfoundland
13405
Sep 13 1972

Mr. L. K. Lodge

Executive Vice President and Finance Administrator, IBM Limited
13589
Oct 1 1972

Yousuf Karsh

and Estrellita with Henry Moore. Taken at Henry Moore’s home. By Mr. Karsh and Les Wilson
13408
Oct 12 1972

Dr. Gerhard Herzberg

Distinguished Research Scientist, Division of Physics, National Research Council of Canada
13409
Oct 14 1972

Simon Ward

(As Winston Churchill)
For LIFE Magazine
13423
Oct 30 1972

Mr. W. H. Auden

Photographed at the home of Mr. Stephen Spender
13437
Feb 1 1973

Mr. Paul Desmarais

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Power Corporation of Canada Ltd.
13438
Feb 7 1973

Mr. Stanley Goldblum

President & Chairman of the Board, Equity Funding Corporation of America
13439
Feb 19 1973

Mr. Brooks McCormick

President and Chief Executive Officer International Harvester Company
13454
Apr 3 1973

Mr. Frank Massi

President and Chief Executive Officer, The Hearst Corporation
13462
Apr 24 1973

Mr. Peter B. Stewart

President, Molson Breweries of Canada Limited
For Brewers Association of Canada
13479
Jun 11 1973

Mr. Hal Wallis

Hal Wallis Productions, Universal Studios
13482
Jun 22 1973

Adolph W. Schmidt

U.S. Ambassador to Canada, Embassy of the United States, Ottawa
13491
Jun 28 1973

William O. Beers

Dual sitting with Arthur W. Woelfle, Kraftco Corporation
13498
Jul 11 1973

Dr. Hans Selye

The University of Montreal
For Canadian Book
13505
Aug 3 1973

Mr. Jules Leger

With Mr. Edgar Ritchie, Mr. Arnold Smith, Mr. Gordon Robertson at Rideau Club, Ottawa
For Canadian Book
13505
Aug 3 1973

Mr. Edgar Ritchie

With Mr. Edgar Ritchie, Mr. Arnold Smith, Mr. Gordon Robertson at Rideau Club, Ottawa
For Canadian Book
13505
Aug 3 1973

Mr. Gordon Robertson

With Mr. Edgar Ritchie, Mr. Arnold Smith, Mr. Gordon Robertson at Rideau Club, Ottawa
For Canadian Book
13503
Aug 4 1973

Dr. George Widmer Thorn

Director of Medical Research, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard School of Medicine
13507
Aug 9 1973

Mr. Jules Leger

Canadian Ambassador to Belgium. Taken at Ottawa studio
For Canadian Book
13509
Aug 14 1973

Dyan Cannon

Actress
For Cosmopolitan Magazine
13516
Sep 10 1973

Dr. William A. Cochrane

Deputy Minister of Health Services, Province of Alberta
Taken at request of University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine
13517
Sep 11 1973

Mr. William Hutt

Director and actor, Stratford Shakespeare Festival Theatre. Photographed with Jean Gascon and Tom Patterson at the Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
For Canadian Book
13517
Sep 11 1973

Mr. Tom Patterson

Founder of Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Photographed with Mr. Jean Gascon and Mr. William Hutt at the Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
13517
Sep 11 1973

Mr. Jean Gascon

Founder of Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Photographed with Mr. Tom Patterson and Mr. William Hutt at the Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
13520
Oct 15 1973

Mr. Allyn Taylor

Canada Trust. Part of dual portrait with Mr. Arthur Mingay Chairman of the Board, Canada Trust
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13520
Oct 15 1973

Mr. Arthur Mingay

General Manager, Canada Trust. Part of dual portrait with Mr. Allyn Taylor, Chairman of the Board, Canada Trust
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13521
Oct 15 1973

Mr. M. L. Lahn

Canada Trust
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13549
Oct 15 1973

Mr. Allyn Taylor

Chairman, Canada Trust
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13550
Oct 15 1973

Mr. Arthur Mingay

General Manager, Canada Trust.
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13522
Oct 16 1973

Mrs. Muriel P. Jeffery

Photographed in main branch vault of Canada Trust, London, Ontario as part of Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13523
Oct 17 1973

Mr. Webber

Mennonite Community
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13551
Oct 29 1973

Mr. M. L. Hawkrigg

Photographed with John D. Wilson
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13551
Oct 29 1973

Mr. John D. Wilson

Photographed with M. L. Hawkrigg
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13535
Nov 5 1973

Miss Debbie King

For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973 - Brownie depositing money in Canada Trust Branch
13536
Nov 5 1973

Mr. & Mrs. Cook

For Canada Trust Annual Report to represent home financing
13537
Nov 6 1973

Mr. Dennie Meyer

For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973 to represent estate planning by Canada Trust
13538
Nov 6 1973

Mr. Burt James

For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973 photographed to illustrate pension trusts by Canada Trust
13540
Nov 12 1973

Mr. M. A. Sloan

Treasurer, Geo. Weston Ltd. Photographed together with Mr. P. F. Connell, Vice-President of Finance, Geo. Weston Ltd.
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13540
Nov 12 1973

Mr. P. F. Connell

Vice President of Finance, Geo Weston Ltd.
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13540
Nov 12 1973

Mr. P. Connell

Vice-President of Finance, Geo. Weston Ltd. with Mr. Sloan, Treasurer, Geo. Weston Ltd.
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13541
Nov 12 1973

Mr. & Mrs. D. Stinson

At Canada Trust (opening an account)
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13542
Nov 13 1973

Cotsworth

Mr. J. Station and Mr. N. D. McMillan, representing Canada Trust; Mr. J. B. Cotsworth and Mr. Price, representing Pan Ocean Oil Co.
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13542
Nov 13 1973

Mr. N. D. McMillan

Mr. J. Station and Mr. N. D. McMillan, representing Canada Trust; Mr. J. B. Cotsworth and Mr. Price, representing Pan Ocean Oil Co.
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13542
Nov 13 1973

Mr. W. H. Price

Mr. J. Station and Mr. N. D. McMillan, representing Canada Trust; Mr. J. B. Cotsworth and Mr. Price, representing Pan Ocean Oil Co.
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13542
Nov 13 1973

Mr. J. Station

Mr. J. Station and Mr. N. D. McMillan, representing Canada Trust; Mr. J. B. Cotsworth and Mr. Price, representing Pan Ocean Oil Co.
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13542
Nov 13 1973

Mr. J. R. Cotsworth

With Mr. W. H. Price, representing Pan Ocean Oil Co.
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13543
Nov 14 1973

Mr. Mike Snidal

Manager of Calgary Market Mall. With Gary and Laurel Unsworth
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13545
Nov 21 1973

Sir Alex F. McDonald

The Distillers Company Ltd. London, England
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
13547
Nov 23 1973

Jackie Stewart

Racing driver
London Daily Express, Through Tom Blau
14686
Dec 1 1973

Karsh Studio

130 Sparks Street, Ottawa, Canada. Photographs of doorway and reception area of studio - taken prior to move to Chateau Laurier
13553
Dec 7 1973

Dr. J. W. Hodgins

Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University
On Dr. Hodgins' retirement as Dean of Engineering
13556
Dec 12 1973

Mr. Benjamin D. Holloway

Senior Vice President, City Mortgage Department, The Equitable Life Mortgage and Realty Investors
13557
Dec 12 1973

Mr. Robert W. Hendrickson

Senior Vice President, Investments, The Equitable Life Mortgage and Realty Investors
13558
Dec 13 1973

Mr. Thomas F. Murray

Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, The Equitable Life Mortgage and Realty Investors
13559
Dec 13 1973

Mr. Donald R. Waugh Jr.

Vice President, City Mortgage Department, Equitable Life Mortgage and Realty Investors
13560
Dec 14 1973

Mr. Edwin P. Latimer

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, American Credit Corporation (Subsidiary of the Wachovia Corporation) Photographed with Mr. Reese A. Overcash of American Credit Corporation
For The 1973 Wachovia Corporation Annual Report
13560
Dec 14 1973

Mr. Reese A. Overcash

President & Chief Operating Officer, American Credit Corporation (Subsidiary of the Wachovia Corporation) Photographed with Mr. Edwin P. Latimer of American Credit Corporation
For The 1973 Wachovia Corporation Annual Report
13664
Jan 1 1974

Little Wings

Karsh Ottawa home. Photographs of Sewar Pipes.
13585
Feb 18 1974

Dr. Donald B. Effler

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic
13597
Mar 29 1974

Mr. Walter Haas

Chairman of the Board, Levi Strauss & Company
13598
Apr 4 1974

Dr. Colin Mackay

Executive Director, Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
13610
Apr 6 1974

Marshall McLuhan

Originally made for Polaroid’s 105 film and to be published in CAMERA magazine
13602
Apr 8 1974

Mr. A. Robert Abboud

Group photograph with Mr. Chauncey Schmidt, Mr. Richard L. Thomas, Vice Chairmen of the Board, First National Bank of Chicago
13602
Apr 8 1974

Mr. Richard L. Thomas

Group photograph with Mr. Robert A. Abboud, Mr. Chauncey Schmidt, Vice Chairmen of the Board, First National Bank of Chicago
13602
Apr 8 1974

Mr. Chauncey E. Schmidt

Group photograph with Mr. Robert A. Abboud, Mr. Richard L. Thomas, Vice Chairmen of the Board, First National Bank of Chicago
13605
Apr 18 1974

Mr. Maurice Lazarus

Chairman, Finance Committee, Federated Department Stores, Inc.
13620
Jun 14 1974

Eugene F. Sullivan

Judge retired from the New York State Supreme Court Bench for Oswego County Court House
13622
Jun 20 1974

Miss Dina Merrill

Actress
Photographs taken for Town & Country Magazine “Have your Portrait Done” feature
13624
Jul 10 1974

Dr. Myron Wegman

Director of School of Public Health, University of Michigan
13625
Jul 11 1974

Mr. Jerry Lewis

Taken for Muscular Dystrophy Associations of America. For Muscular Dystrophy telethon
13630
Jul 11 1974

Yousuf Karsh

Photographed in New York studio by comedian Jerry Lewis, as part of preparations for Muscular Dystrophy Telethon, when YK was photographing Mr. Lewis
13632
Aug 19 1974

Edgar Kaiser Jr.

Photographed with Edgar Kaiser Sr. in front of portrait of Henry J. Kaiser at Kaiser Industries
13632
Aug 19 1974

Edgar Kaiser Sr.

Photographed with Edgar Kaiser Jr. in front of portrait of Henry J. Kaiser at Kaiser Industries
13665
Sep 1 1974

Yousuf Karsh

Photographed at Fairmont Hotel San Francisco
13636
Sep 16 1974

Mr. Lewis Foy

Chairman of the Board, Bethlehem Steel Corporation
13639
Sep 18 1974

Dr. Edward A. Gall

Retiring Vice President & Director of the Medical Center, University of Cincinnati
13642
Oct 1 1974

Mstislav Rostropovich

Cellist and conductor. Photographed in La Camargue, France, in the home of Henri Fabre
13659
Nov 28 1974

Dr. William Boyd

Photographed together with Dr. James Bateman at Orthopaedic and Arthritic Hospital, Toronto
13659
Nov 28 1974

Dr. James Bateman

Photographed together with Dr. William Boyd at Orthopaedic and Arthritic Hospital, Toronto
13660
Nov 28 1974

Dr. James Bateman

Orthopaedic and Arthritic Hospital, Toronto
For Canadian Book
13721
Jan 1 1975

Lisa Cagle

Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, Inc. Poster Children
13670
Jan 7 1975

Mr. Simon Reisman

Deputy Minister of Finance, Department of Finance, Government of Canada
13671
Jan 7 1975

Mr. Donald J. McDougall

President, Labatt Breweries of Canada, Limited
Photographed for The Brewers’ Association of Canada as Chairman of the Government Committee of the Brewers’ Assoc. of Canada
13676
Jan 18 1975

Dr. Henry K. Beecher

(Anaesthesia)
Photographed at Countway Library of Medicine for Portfolio II of "Healers of Our Age”
13685
Feb 14 1975

Ann Miller

Actress and Singer
For Esquire magazine
13686
Mar 9 1975

Miss Karen Kain

Ballet dancer, National Ballet of Canada
Photographed for Canadian book
13700
May 6 1975

Ronald K. Tompkins M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery, School of Medicine, The Center for the Health Sciences, University of California
13702
May 12 1975

Dr. Helen B. Taussig

Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Taken for Polaroid Corporation on Polaroid film for “Healers of Our Age” Series II
13703
May 12 1975

Dr. George W. Corner

American Philosophical Society
For Polaroid Corporation. For Healers of Our Age Series II
13704
May 14 1975

Dr. Rene Dubos

Rockefeller University
Taken for Polaroid Corporation on Polaroid film for “Healers of Our Age” Series II
13706
May 22 1975

Dr. Howard Raiffa

Director, The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
13711
Jun 23 1975

Mr. W. F. Light

President and Chief Operating Officer, Northern Electric Company, Ltd.
13712
Jun 23 1975

Mr. John C. Lobb

Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer, Northern Electric Company, Ltd.
14688
Jul 7 1975

James Woodson

Assistant to Mr. Karsh. Tests made at the studio
14689
Jul 7 1975

Yousuf Karsh

Tests. Also some scenes at Little Wings
13741
Aug 8 1975

Yousuf Karsh

and visiting Japanese photographers. Taken by Jim Woodson at studio during visit to Little Wings
13718
Aug 14 1975

Mr. J. F. Finlayson

Deputy Chairman & Vice President, The Royal Bank of Canada. Also photographed with Mr. J. F. Finlayson
13725
Aug 15 1975

Miss Bonny Weston

Photographed with doll (from Museum, which had belonged to Mrs. Benjamin Franklin) when photographing 1975 Muscular Dystrophy Poster Child Lisa Cagle
13723
Aug 18 1975

Dr. Francis Moore

Surgeon-in-Chief, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
Photographed for Healers of Our Age, Portfolio II
13731
Sep 4 1975

Hy Belzberg

Group photo of three brothers, William, Hy and Samuel
13745
Sep 18 1975

Mr. Paul McMullan

Chairman of the Board, First Mississippi National Bank
13746
Sep 24 1975

Major General R. Holley Keefler

CBE, DSO, ED, B.A. Sc., LLD. Medals Legion d’Honneur & Croix de Guerre. Former Chairman of Board of Northern Electric
For Northern Electric Co. Ltd.
13758
Oct 17 1975

Mr. Paul J. Johnson

Honorary President, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia
13762
Nov 13 1975

Dr. Eugene Munroe

Biosystems Research Institute, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa
13763
Nov 14 1975

Grevstad

Geffrey, 16 and Sandra, 14
13765
Nov 17 1975

Mr. Frank Cary

Chairman of the Board, International Business Machines (IBM)
Arranged by Woodfin Camp
13775
Feb 13 1976

Chief Justice Bora Laskin

Supreme Court of Canada
Photographed for the Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, of which he is chancellor
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