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
15121
Oct 12 1989

Earl J. Levy QC

On his retirement as President from Criminal Lawyers Association
15126
Oct 25 1989

Mr. Derek Oland

President, Moosehead Breweries Ltd.
For Brewers Association of Canada
15128
Nov 7 1989

Boyce-Kelley

Copy negative of print taken Sept. 3, 1939
15145
Jan 29 1990

Leo Castelli

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15146
Jan 30 1990

Milton Glaser

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15147
Jan 31 1990

Cornell Capa

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15148
Feb 1 1990

Al Hirschfeld

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15149
Feb 2 1990

Gordon Parks

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15150
Feb 5 1990

Judith Jamison

Director, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre
For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15151
Feb 6 1990

Henry Kissinger

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15152
Feb 7 1990

Philip Johnson

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15153
Feb 8 1990

Tom Wolfe

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15154
Feb 9 1990

Norman Mailer

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
15159
Feb 18 1990

Mr. Vaclav Havel

President of Czechoslovakia
Photographed when he visited Canada
15160
Feb 16 1990

Yousuf Karsh

Self portrait taken at Chateau Laurier
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