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A sweet note from the photographer to a fan, commenting on his uncle who has "wonderfully mastered the new customs of his new land"
Autograph Note signed: "Yousuf Karsh", 1p, 6½x9¾. No place, "December 1963". To "Raquelita Susan Chiodi". In full: "Whose Uncle Feliciano has so wonderfully mastered the new customs of his new land. With the kind thoughts of [signature]". Portrait photographer Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002) was born in Armenia, surviving the massacres there and emigrating to Canada. For more than sixty years his remarkable photographs captured the essence of famous and powerful people, including Churchill, Einstein, Hemingway, Frank Lloyd Wright, Picasso, Eleanor Roosevelt and George Bernard Show. His works are coveted by the world's great art museums. Beginning with Faces of Destiny (1946), he published collections of his portrait photos. One-fourth-inch black strip down most of left margin. Lightly worn at lower edge. Otherwise, fine condition.

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Born: December 23, 1908 in Mardin, Turkey
Died: July 13, 2002 in Boston, Massachusetts

Film Credits
2000 Life and Times (in person), 2000 Life and Times (Other), 1986 Karsh: The Searching Eye (in person), 1970 The David Frost Show (in person), 1964 The Linkletter Show (in person), 1963 Sword of Lancelot (Other), 1959 Person to Person (in person)

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