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
14414
Oct 15 1982

Dr. Stanley B. Troup

Professor of Medicine, Health Care and Human Values, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
9557
Jun 6 1945

Mr. A. W. Trueman

President, University of Manitoba
For Saturday Night Magazine
6631
Sep 11 1940

Trumpeter

Trumpeter Storey at Peace Tower
13932
Aug 15 1977

Dr. Peter Tsairis M.D.

Patients photographed at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York. Juan Soto and mother, Anthony Calderon and mother, Isadore Zuckerman and wife, Maribel and Angelo Velasquez. Doctors Shala Mousavi, M.D., Peter Tsairis, M.D.
11241
Nov 10 1955

Mr. Gene Tunney

The McCandless Corporation
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
11262
Jan 1 1956

Mr. Gene Tunney

The McCandless Corporation
Northwestern Mutual sitting
12464
Sep 1 1964

Dr. Evan Turner

Museum Director, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
10960
Dec 16 1953

Robert C. Tyson Esq.

Vice Chairman, Finance Committee, United States Steel Corporation
8456
Nov 10 1942

Mr. L. B. Unwin

Administrator of Consumer Rationing. Man of the Week
10217
Oct 2 1948

Norman Urquhart Esq.

Director, The Robert Simpson Co. President, Toronto General Hospital
15277
Jun 13 1991

Sir Peter Ustinov

Photographed at studio when in Ottawa to receive Honorary Degree of Laws at Carleton University
15238
Dec 10 1990

Mr. Thomas Vail

President & Chairman, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland
10973
Jan 26 1954

Mr. Edward Valentine

President and Chairman of the Board, J. W. Robinson & Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
12262
Jun 1 1963

Kurt Vandenboch

The Film ZULU
Shot in Natal, South Africa. For Embassy Films Corporation
12762
Jun 2 1967

Mr. A. Murray Vaughan

British American Banknote Co. Photographed at Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
14886
May 1 1987

Venice trip

Snapshots with Mrs. Karsh and Jerry Fielder
10199
Sep 7 1948

Dr. Charles Vezina

Dean of Medicine, Laval University
Deans of Medicine of Canadian Universities. For Charles E. Frosst Company
11063
Jul 26 1954

Sir Philip Vian

Admiral of the Fleet
For Everybody’s Magazine
9959
Jul 21 1947

Mr. N. G. Vincent

Model. Special Constable, RCMP
J. Walter Thompson White Owl Cigars
9162
Apr 4 1944

Fred M. Vinson

Director, Economic Stabilization Board
For LIFE Magazine
9025
Sep 12 1943

Vive La France

Sergeant Joseph Saumureau, Croix de Guerre avec Palme et Medaille des Evades
11017
May 5 1954

L. M. Voorhess

Chairman of the Finance Committee, United States Steel Corp.
12245
Mar 15 1963

Gennady Voronov

Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Russian SFSR
14778
Apr 23 1986

Mr. John Waage

On location at the bank. For Republic National Bank
7114
Mar 10 1941

Mr. Wagner

Hydro Electric Commission Inspection
14013
May 16 1978

Dr. Robert H. Wagner

Group Sitting. Department of Pathology and Biochemistry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
14761
Mar 12 1986

Mr. Robert F. Wagner

Findley, Kumble, Wagner
Photographed for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
10676
Nov 27 1951

Mr. P. T. Wagoner

Chairman, The Underwood Company
Through PIX Publishing
5831
Nov 1 1939

Wakefield

Broken Windows; Solange in front of stone at Victoria Museum
11601
Feb 4 1958

David Walker MP

Parliamentary Assistant to Minister of Justice
11338
Apr 23 1956

Edwin H. Walker

President and General Manager, McKinnon Industries Ltd.
12459
Sep 1 1964

Mr. John Walker

Museum Director, National Gallery of Art
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
4140
Jul 3 1937

Mr. Wallace

Advertising Agent. Medical Convention
13479
Jun 11 1973

Mr. Hal Wallis

Hal Wallis Productions, Universal Studios
9907
Mar 29 1947

Dr. Arnold Walter

Director, Senior School, Toronto Conservatory of Music, University of Toronto
13386
Apr 17 1972

Barbara Walters

Dual sitting with Estrellita Karsh at Walters’ apartment
10211
Sep 23 1948

Cloud Wampler Esq.

President, Carrier Corporation
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago
13409
Oct 14 1972

Simon Ward

(As Winston Churchill)
For LIFE Magazine
11467
Jan 28 1957

Dr. E. Warner

President, International Civil Aviation Organization
11116
Nov 23 1954

Watson

President, Cities Service Oil Co.
Through PIX Publishing
15194
Jun 22 1990

Dr. James Watson

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
10298
Mar 22 1949

Thomas J. Watson Esq.

President, International Business Machines. (And members of his family)
13559
Dec 13 1973

Mr. Donald R. Waugh Jr.

Vice President, City Mortgage Department, Equitable Life Mortgage and Realty Investors
13523
Oct 17 1973

Mr. Webber

Mennonite Community
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
10845
Feb 4 1953

Walter Webenbaur

Rheingold Beer
Foote, Cone & Belding Co. thru PIX Publishing
9103
Feb 9 1944

Mr. S. M. Wedd

General Manager, Canadian Bank of Commerce
4485
Dec 17 1937

Wedding Samples

Mrs. B. David, Mrs. Salton, Mrs Cuthbertson (Betty Ross)
10862
Mar 7 1953

Sinclair Weeks

Secretary of Commerce, USA
Through PIX Publishing
13624
Jul 10 1974

Dr. Myron Wegman

Director of School of Public Health, University of Michigan
10445
Mar 1 1950

Frank Weil

President, National Jewish Welfare Board
9794
Sep 8 1946

Kurt Weill

Composer
The Playwrights Company
10837
Jan 6 1953

Weinberg Esq.

General Foods Corp.
Through PIX Publishing
12477
Sep 1 1964

Carl Weinhardt

Museum Director, Indianapolis Museum of Art
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
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