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
10402
Nov 29 1949

General Carl J. Gray

Head of Veteran’s Bureau, Washington, D.C.
For J. Walter Thompson
9811
Oct 1 1946

G. S. Gray Esq.

Manager, Canadian Division, Twin Coach Company
14873
Jun 4 1987

Herb Gray

Opposition House Leader, House of Commons, Ottawa
13046
Sep 14 1969

Mr. John Gray

President, First National Bank of Beaumont
10813
Dec 1 1952

W. S. Gray

Chairman of the Board, Hanover Bank
10842
Jan 31 1953

Wm. Grede

For Northwestern Mutual, J. Walter Thompson
10424
Jan 19 1950

George Green

Secretary to Hon. Humphrey Mitchell, Minister of Labour
9187
Apr 19 1944

Mr. William Green

Head of American Federation of Labor, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE
12262
Jun 1 1963

Nigel Greene

The Film ZULU
Shot in Natal, South Africa. For Embassy Films Corporation
10367
Sep 13 1949

C. H. Greenewalt Esq.

President, Du Pont de Nemours & Co. Inc.
Through PIX Publishing re E. I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co. Inc.
11966
Jan 15 1961

Mr. Greer

Through PIX Publishing
13763
Nov 14 1975

Grevstad

Geffrey, 16 and Sandra, 14
7178
Apr 4 1941

Mr. Grier

British American Banknote Co.
10277
Jan 19 1949

Philip Gruchy Esq.

General Manager of the Anglo-Newfoundland Development Company
14862
Mar 23 1987

Mr. George V. Grune

Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer, The Reader’s Digest Association
13109
Jan 20 1970

Mr. John Gurash

President, The Insurance Company of North America
10400
Nov 29 1949

Camille Gutt Esq.

Chairman & Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
13597
Mar 29 1974

Mr. Walter Haas

Chairman of the Board, Levi Strauss & Company
8542
Dec 4 1942

Mr. Robert Haddow

Grand Lodge Rep, International Association of Machinists
14484
Sep 1 1983

Mr. Louis T. Hagopian

Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer, N.W. Ayer ABH International
10159
May 1 1948

Dr. Charles H. Hair

Medical Supervisor, Mines Accident Prevention Association of Ontario
15174
Mar 15 1990

Mother Hale

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
12192
Mar 1 1963

Peter Hall

For Sunday Pictorial, London, through Tom Blau
9884
Feb 11 1947

W. W. Halpenny Esq.

President & General Manager, Williams Tool Corp. of Canada Ltd.
14784
Apr 19 1986

Mr. Hiroshi Hamaya

Photographer
Photographed after exhibition for Cornell Capa
9501
Apr 1 1945

Mr. Robert E. Hannegan

Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
9911
Apr 9 1947

Mr. L. W. Hanson

Retired Vice President & General Manager, United Shoe Machinery Co. of Canada
11988
Sep 5 1961

Mr. H. O. Harder

Senior Vice President, Exploration, Sun Ray Mid Continent Oil Co.
12945
Nov 21 1968

Mr. N. E. Hardy

Executive Vice President, Labatt
For British American Oil
9573
Jul 30 1945

Mr. J. J. Harpell

Chairman of Board of Directors, Garden City Press Co-operative
10809
Nov 24 1952

Harper

President, Maryland Casualty Corp
Through PIX Publishing
9878
Jan 27 1947

Mr. G. T. Harris

Manager, Edmonton Branch, Mutual Life Assurance Co. of Canada
15260
Apr 22 1991

Julie Harris

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
11853
Jan 19 1960

Mr. Scott Harrod

President, Ditto Inc.
For Fulton Morrissey Agency
12605
Dec 12 1965

Mr. W. P. Harsh

Vice President & Director of Personnel, Hallmark Cards Inc.
14825
Oct 7 1986

Mr. Stanley Hartt

Deputy Minister of Finance, Department of Finance, Government of Canada
11745
Jan 13 1959

Harvey Jr.

Chairman of Board, Flintkote Corp.
Through PIX Publishing
12846
Mar 26 1968

Dr. Richard Harvill

President, The University of Arizona
Northwestern Mutual sitting
13943
Jul 1 1977

Vanessa Harwood

Dancer - in “La Fille Mal Gardee”
For National Ballet of Canada project
11498
Apr 16 1957

Russell H. Hassler

Associate Dean, Professor of Accounting, Graduate School of Business Administration
15159
Feb 18 1990

Mr. Vaclav Havel

President of Czechoslovakia
Photographed when he visited Canada
12262
Jun 1 1963

Jack Hawkins

Star of the Film ZULU. Shot in Natal, South Africa
For Embassy Films Corporation
12649
Jan 1 1966

Paul Hawkins

Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, Inc. Poster Children
13551
Oct 29 1973

Mr. M. L. Hawkrigg

Photographed with John D. Wilson
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
12445
Sep 1 1964

Mr. Bart Hayes

Museum Director, Addison Gallery of American Art
Ivan Dmitri, ''Photography in the Fine Arts.''
12197
Mar 1 1963

Carol Hayes

For Sunday Pictorial, London, through Tom Blau
10441
Feb 14 1950

R. L. Hearne Esq.

General Manager & Chief Engineer, Ontario Hydro Electric Power Commission
10851
Feb 16 1953

R. L. Hearne

General Manager & Chief Engineer, Ontario Hydro Electric Power Commission
12839
Feb 22 1968

Dr. Louis Hellman

Chairman, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of New York Medical Centre
13174
Jun 30 1970

Mr. Harry Heltzer

And Mr. Bert Cross. Chairman and President, 3M Company
11580
Nov 14 1957

Mrs. K. Henderson

Secretary to Honorable Ellen Fairclough, Secretary of State
13557
Dec 12 1973

Mr. Robert W. Hendrickson

Senior Vice President, Investments, The Equitable Life Mortgage and Realty Investors
14347
Nov 19 1981

Mr. John F. Hennessy

Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer, Syska & Hennessy, Inc.
13832
Aug 5 1976

Enoch Henry

For Muscular Dystrophy Association Inc. Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon
15169
Mar 8 1990

Jim Henson

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
12924
Sep 23 1968

Mr. Paul Henson

President, United Utilities, Inc.
For Finance Magazine
11386
Aug 10 1956

Mr. James Herder

St. John’s Evening Telegram
For Weekend Magazine
12405
Jun 25 1964

J. Hermann

General Director, Deutsche Bank
13408
Oct 12 1972

Dr. Gerhard Herzberg

Distinguished Research Scientist, Division of Physics, National Research Council of Canada
15264
Apr 29 1991

Charlton Heston

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
10099
Feb 7 1948

Hildegarde

Hildegarde Loretta Sell
For Coronet Magazine
9847
Nov 21 1946

Miss Hill

A. J. Freiman Ltd. Fashion Models
11695
Oct 20 1958

Mr. Hiller

President, Hiller Aircraft Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting
10673
Nov 1 1951

James Hilton

For J Walter Thompson Ballantine Account
15148
Feb 1 1990

Al Hirschfeld

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
10714
Feb 25 1952

Lord Hives

Chairman of the Board & Managing Director, Rolls Royce Ltd.
12358
Mar 6 1964

Mr. William Hobbs

President, M.A. Hanna Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting
9452
Jan 26 1945

Mrs. Leslie J. Hodges

Co-ordinator of Women’s Organisation, Progressive Conservative Party
13553
Dec 7 1973

Dr. J. W. Hodgins

Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University
On Dr. Hodgins' retirement as Dean of Engineering
10486
Jul 8 1950

J. E. Hoeft Esq.

President, Glendale Federal Savings & Loan Association
9656
Jan 1 1945

Mr. Paul Gray Hoffman

President, Studebaker Corporation
For LIFE Magazine Captains of Industry
10187
Jul 24 1948

Holder Esq.

Superintendent, Ottawa Protestant Old Mens’ Home
10187
Jul 24 1948

Mr. Holder

Hands of Senior Citizen Mr. Holder Supt. of Protestant Old Men’s Home, Ottawa
Study of hands for the Dept. of National Health & Welfare, Publicity Division
9975
Jul 20 1947

Mr. C. D. Hole

Model. Constable, RCMP
J. Walter Thompson White Owl Cigars
13556
Dec 12 1973

Mr. Benjamin D. Holloway

Senior Vice President, City Mortgage Department, The Equitable Life Mortgage and Realty Investors
9655
Nov 29 1945

Mr. Eugene Holman

President, Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey
For LIFE Magazine
9158
Apr 3 1944

Mr. J. Edgar Hoover

Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
15274
May 30 1991

Marilyn Horne

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
12623
Mar 19 1966

David Hostetler

Fine Arts Dept., Ohio University
American Artists Series
15215
Sep 24 1990

Grodie Howe

For “American Legends” series East/West Network
8696
Feb 20 1943

Mr. K. L. Huang

Secretary, Chinese Legation. 201 Wurtemburg Street Government building
14344
Nov 12 1981

Robert Hubbard

Cultural Advisor to the Governor General. Government House, Rideau Hall
10105
Feb 12 1948

Blake Hughes

Model
J. Walter Thompson White Owl Cigars
9899
Mar 12 1947

Mr. Thomas Hum

Vice President, Allied Trading Company Ltd.
11216
Sep 29 1955

Mr. George Humphrey

United States Secretary of the Treasury for President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
For LIFE Magazine, through PIX Publishing
10687
Dec 11 1951

Dr. Harold Hunt

Northwestern Mutual Insurance
For J Walter Thompson
10841
Jan 1 1953

Donald F. Hunter

Vice President and Managing Director, Maclean Hunter Publishing Co.
11127
Dec 9 1954

Mr. Joe Hunter

President, Crucible Steel Corpn.
Through PIX Publishing
15162
Feb 20 1990

Dr. Giles Hurteau

Executive Director, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
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
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