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
15089
May 8 1989

Dr. Richard Davis

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania Hospital
12426
Sep 3 1964

Mr. T. H. Davis

President, Piedmont Airlines
For American Airlines
13796
Mar 31 1976

Lynsey de Paul

English rock star, composer & singer
Arranged by Tom Blau
10659
Oct 23 1951

Lois Deacon

(Muir)
Tests made with Monty for lighting
13716
Jul 20 1975

Dr. Robert Debre

Photographed for Healers of Our Age, Portfolio II
11155
Apr 2 1955

Mr. Wm. C. Decker

President, Corning Glass Works
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
11799
Apr 30 1959

Mr. Richard Deems

Vice President, Hearst Corporation
Through PIX Publishing
168
Nov 24 1933

Delahay's

Men’s Wear Pyjama Display
5784
Nov 7 1939

Delegation

Delegation of industrial unions on war conditions
Taken at Parliament Bldgs.
11683
Sep 10 1958

Mr. Willard Denton

President, Manhattan Savings Bank
Through Milburn McCarty Assocoiates
14843
Nov 25 1986

Desmarais

Andre and Paul. Power Corporation of Canada Ltd.
13437
Feb 1 1973

Mr. Paul Desmarais

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Power Corporation of Canada Ltd.
11035
Jun 12 1954

Desy

Family
6763
Nov 6 1940

Colonel D. E. Dewar

Director General of Arsenals Division, Dept. of Munitions & Supply
8096
Jun 4 1942

Mr. Douglas E. Dewar

Deputy Chairman, Wartime Prices & Trade Board, Chief of Prices Division
9439
Jan 18 1945

Mr. C. H. Dickins

Vice President & General Manager, Canadian-Pacific Air Lines
9200
May 1 1944

Sir John Dill

British Joint Staff Mission, Offices of the Combined Chiefs of Staff, Washington, D.C.
12267
Jul 14 1963

Dionne

Quintuplets
For McCalls Magazine
13947
Jul 8 1977

Ann Ditchburn

Dancer in Romeo and Juliet
For National Ballet of Canada project
14994
Jul 19 1988

Dr. Conway Don

Department of Radiology, Ottawa General Hospital. Head of Radiology Dept. at University of Ottawa
9699
Jan 29 1946

Mr. Donald W. Douglas

President, Douglas Aircraft Co. Inc.
For LIFE Magazine Captains of Industry
9967
Jul 26 1947

Mr. John Doyle

Model
J. Walter Thompson White Owl Cigars
15022
Nov 5 1988

Garth Drabinsky

Photographed with Nat Taylor and Myron Gottlieb, Cineplex Odeon Corporation
15099
Jul 12 1989

Garth Drabinsky

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Cineplex Odeon Corporation
Photographed at Pantages Theatre, Toronto, for book “Rebirth of a Landmark”
10172
Jun 18 1948

Dr. Edmond Dube

Doyen de la Faculte de Medecine, University of Montreal
10172
Jun 18 1948

Dr. Edmond Dube

Deans of Medicine of Canadian Universities. For Charles E. Frosst Company
13704
May 14 1975

Dr. Rene Dubos

Rockefeller University
Taken for Polaroid Corporation on Polaroid film for “Healers of Our Age” Series II
6667
Sep 23 1940

Marcelle Dugas

Baby & Mrs. Dugas (wife of foreman of Y.K. home)
11911
Aug 29 1960

Mr. Allen Dulles

Director, Central Intelligence Agency
For Parade Magazine, through PIX
14139
May 4 1979

Mr. E. M. Dunal

President, Henninger Brwery
For Brewers Association of Canada
852
Mar 13 1935

Lord Duncannon

Lord & Lady Bessborough, Lady Moyra, Hon. George and Miss Mirabaud at Studio
12104
Feb 9 1962

Ralph A. Dungan

Special Assistant to the President, Washington, D.C.
9873
Jan 22 1947

Dr. Florence Dunlop

School Psychologist & Supervisor of Special Classes, Ottawa Public Schools. Also, President, International Council of Exceptional Children
12465
Nov 16 1964

Kempton Dunn

Chairman, American Brake Shoe Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting
11496
Apr 15 1957

Wesley H. Dunn

LLb. A.M., LL.D., Professor of Finance
For Harvard Graduate School of Business Admin.
14909
Sep 16 1987

Mr. John Dunne

Executive Vice President, Merchandising, Great Atlantic & Pacific Co. of Canada
Photographed for Canadian Foundation of Ileitis & Colitis “Man of the Year”
8122
Jun 15 1942

Charles Durocher

Photographed for Army Week, most typical Canadian soldier
14788
May 13 1986

Mr. Cyril Dwek

Vice President, Republic National Bank of New York
For Republic National Bank
12802
Oct 19 1967

G. H. G. Dyson

Director of Athletics, The Roya Canadian Legation
14731
Nov 22 1985

Dr. Laurence Earley

Chairman, Dept. of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Hospital
12285
Oct 4 1963

Mr. Cyrus Eaton

Chairman of the Board, The Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Company
8042
May 8 1942

Mrs. Rex Eaton

National Selective Service, Dept. of Labour
8187
Jul 29 1942

Mrs. Rex Eaton

National Selective Service, Dept. of Labour
7393
Aug 27 1941

Echlin

Vals & Diana (children)
8759
Apr 1 1943

Anthony Eden

British Foreign Secretary. With Prime Minister W. L. Mackenzie King
10355
Jul 26 1949

Anthony Eden

Leader of the Opposition (Conservative Party)
11382
Aug 2 1956

Mr. K. S. Edeu

Managing Editor, The Montreal Star
For Weekend Magazine
10655
Oct 16 1951

A. B. Edge Esq. Jr.

President, Calloway Mills Co.
For J. Walter Thompson (Northwestern Mutual account)
13585
Feb 18 1974

Dr. Donald B. Effler

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic
15063
Feb 17 1989

Alfred Eisenstaedt

Photographer
Photographed at LIFE Magazine offices for East-West Network
14609
Nov 1 1984

Queen Elizabeth II

With Prince Philip, alone and together, at Buckingham Palace
14907
Aug 30 1987

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Royal Family group photograph. With Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince William, Prince Harry, Peter Phillips, Zara Phillips
Taken at Balmoral Castle
14750
Feb 7 1986

Mr. Fraser Elliott

Dual sitting with Heward Stikeman, QC. Stikeman, Elliott Barristers and Solicitors
14716
Nov 5 1985

Ronald Ellis QC

Director of Legal Education, Law Society of Upper Canada
10549
Dec 11 1950

T. J. Emmert Esq.

Executive Vice President, Ford Motor Co. of Canada, Ltd.
12262
Jun 1 1963

Cy Enfield

Director of the Film ZULU. Shot in Natal, South Africa
For Embassy Films Corporation
11001
Apr 7 1954

Ray E. Eppert

Executive Vice President, Burroughs Corporation
10124
Mar 25 1948

H. V. Erhen Esq.

Vice President in charge of Appliance Dept., General Electric Company
13206
Nov 12 1970

Mr. Arthur Erickson

Architect of Canadian Pavilion at Osaka, ’70 (winning pavilion)
12420
Aug 18 1964

Miss Gladys Erskine

Assistant Director of Nursing Education, Victoria Hospital Nursing School, London, Ontario
10364
Aug 1 1949

Europe

Summer. Various views and people.
10808
Nov 24 1952

J. K. Evans

General Manager, Maxwell House Div., General Foods
13983
Dec 14 1977

Mr. James H. Evans

Union Pacific Corporation. Mr. William Cook with Mr. James H. Evans (Chairman of the Board), Mr. Elbridge T. Gerry (Chairman of the Executive Committee)
8928
Jul 16 1943

Dr. Herbert Vere Evatt

Attorney General & Minister of External Affairs of the Commonwealth of Australia - with Prime Minister King
11566
Oct 17 1957

Mr. Ewald

President, Avon Products Inc.
10254
Dec 20 1948

Oscar R. Ewing Esq.

Federal Security Administrator, Washington, D.C.
For Newsweek Magazine
10462
May 4 1950

Herbert G. Fales

Vice President, International Nickel Company
For PIX Publishing
10210
Sep 22 1948

William Faricy Esq.

President, Association of American Railroads
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago
14738
Dec 23 1985

Mr. John A. Farquhar

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Encon Insurance Managers Inc.
12848
Apr 7 1968

Professor Farrar

And Mrs. Farrar
Ontario Department of Tourism and Industry. For James Lovick Advertising
10639
Sep 12 1951

Earl C. Faulkner Esq.

General Sales Manager, United States Gypsum Co.
Through Hedrich-Blessing
14645
Mar 19 1985

Mr. John D. Feehan

Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Office, Atlantic City Electric
14382
Apr 28 1982

Mr. Irvin Feld

Chairman & Producer, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
SHOW 40 100 500 1000
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