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
15145
Jan 29 1990

Leo Castelli

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
14570
Jul 1 1983

Madame Charron

With Antonio da Costa, and Mr Garcia taken in New York at the time of the Town & Country sittings photographing Canadian women
12995
Apr 1 1969

Cathy Charron

For Northwestern Mutual, J. Walter Thompson
15261
Apr 26 1991

Cesar Chavez

United Farm Workers of America
For “American Legends” series East/West Network
12458
Sep 1 1964

Mr. Leslie Cheek

Museum Director, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
31180
Aug 1 1976

Cherubs

Sculpture at Rockcliffe Park Fountain, Ottawa
8302
Sep 16 1942

Robert F. Chisholm

Vice President & General Sales Manager, Gordon Mackay & Co. Ltd.
14763
Mar 26 1986

Gabriel Chmura

New director of National Arts Centre Orchestra (1987)
For National Arts Centre, Ottawa
336
Mar 30 1934

Mr. Chow

Chinese Consul. (Group of 3 men)
14407
Oct 3 1982

Christ Church Anglican Cathedral

(special - photographs taken as a gift to church for 150th anniversary) Christ Church Anglican Cathedral (window - Memorial window for 150th anniversary of founding of Parish) Photographs of window and choir
5640
Sep 12 1939

Mr. Loring C. Christie

Canadian Minister for the United States, Canadian Legation, Washington D.C.
11731
Dec 1 1958

Christmas Card

(Saint Barbara) Archbishop’s Palace, Westminster Cathedral, London, England
12418
Aug 10 1964

Christmas Card

Veiled Virgin, St. John’s, Newfoundland
For J. Walter Thompson
10452
Aug 1 1949

Christmas Cards

Chartres Cathedral, Wayside Chapel in Bavaria, “The Angels”, “Adoration of the Magi”
For J. Walter Thompson
11249
Dec 7 1955

Sir Winston Churchill

On occasion of Williamsburg, VA. Award. Drapers Hall, London, England
14064
Oct 18 1978

Mr. David Claflin

President, Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
9517
Apr 27 1945

Sir Archibald Clark

Archibald Clark Kerr, 1st Baron Inverchapel. Lord Inverchapel. British Ambassador to USA
10932
Jul 6 1953

W. Dale Clark

Chairman of the Board, The Omaha National Bank
14208
Dec 12 1979

Mr. Warren Clark

Financial Attache, United States Embassy, Ottawa
13142
Mar 27 1970

Cassius Clay

Muhammad Ali
For Look “Under 30” series
11620
Mar 31 1958

Messrs. Clayton

William and Benjamin
For Northwestern Mutual
9692
Jan 11 1946

Mr. Martin W. Clement

President of the Pennsylvania Railroad
For LIFE Magazine Captains of Industry
10253
Dec 18 1948

Clark Clifford Esq.

Counsel to the President, The White House
For Newsweek 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
10344
Jul 9 1949

Jean Cocteau

Writer, Playwright, Poet Painter, Producer, Etc.
10671
Nov 1 1951

Fred Cole Esq.

Lord Calvert Series. For Geyer Newell & Ganger Inc.
13050
Sep 11 1969

Michael Collins

Apollo 11 crew. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins
10173
Jun 18 1948

Dr. J. B. Collip

Dean of Medicine, University of Western Ontario
Deans of Medicine of Canadian Universities. For Charles E. Frosst Company
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
9567
Jun 25 1945

Mrs. Conniver

& Colleen
J. Walter Thompson Company Eastman Assignments
12430
Sep 9 1964

Mr. Converse

President, Bonanza Airlines
American Airlines Sitting
13536
Nov 5 1973

Mr. & Mrs. Cook

For Canada Trust Annual Report to represent home financing
13983
Dec 14 1977

Mr. William S. Cook

Union Pacific Corporation. Mr. William Cook with Mr. James H. Evans (Chairman of the Board), Mr. Elbridge T. Gerry (Chairman of the Executive Committee)
10138
Apr 22 1948

Jack Cooke Esq.

Owner, New Liberty Magazine. Owner, Radio Station CKEY
9999
Sep 25 1947

Dr. W. D. Coolidge

Retired Director, Research Laboratory, (X Ray Tube) General Electric Company
14415
Oct 18 1982

Robert Cooper

Personal Photographer for Prime Minister Trudeau
Taken as test before photographing the Prime Minister
10018
Oct 24 1947

R. J. Cordiner Esq.

Vice President & Assistant to the President, General Electric Company
9493
Mar 28 1945

Mr. Justin M. Cork

Vice President & General Manager, Loblaw Groceterias Ltd.
13703
May 12 1975

Dr. George W. Corner

American Philosophical Society
For Polaroid Corporation. For Healers of Our Age Series II
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. J. R. Cotsworth

With Mr. W. H. Price, representing Pan Ocean Oil Co.
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
15216
Sep 25 1990

Bob Cousy

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
14278
Nov 25 1980

Mr. Cox

Senior Vice President, Exxon Corporation
9506
Apr 1 1945

Mr. Oscar Cox

Deputy Administrator, Foreign Economic Administration
For LIFE Magazine
7858
Feb 25 1942

Mr. J. E. Coyne

Assistant to Chairman, Wartime Prices & Trade Board
14221
Mar 17 1980

Senator Alan Cranston

From California. Also some with Mrs. Cranston (Norma) and Mrs. Cranston alone
Taken at the request of William Turnage, Executive Director, The Wilderness Society
10027
Nov 8 1947

Creed's Limited

I.O.D.E. ermine coat being presented to Princess Elizabeth and modeled by Miss Joan Patterson
13174
Jun 30 1970

Mr. Bert Cross

And Mr. Harry Heltzer. Chairman and President, 3M Company
10440
Feb 13 1950

J. B. Cross Esq.

President, Calgary Brewing & Malting Co.
For Dominion Brewers Association
9567
Jun 25 1945

Mr. & Mrs Crowell

And children
J. Walter Thompson Company Eastman Assignments
9163
Apr 6 1944

Mr. Leo T. Crowley

Alien Property Custodian, also Administrator Foreign Economic Administrations, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
10439
Feb 13 1950

J. C. Cushing Esq.

Executive Vice President, National Breweries
For Dominion Brewers Association
14590
Sep 12 1984

Laurel Cutler

Executive Vice President, Marketing and Planning, Leber Katz Partners
14570
Jul 1 1983

Antonio da Costa

Hairstylist. With Mr. Garcia, taken with Mme. Charron in New York at the time of the Town & Country sittings photographing Canadian women
13953
Jul 1 1977

Dancers

For National Ballet of Canada project
9154
Mar 31 1944

Mr. Elmer Davis

Director, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
13900
May 11 1977

Mr. Henry Davis

Secretary, Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat
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