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William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

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William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, by Yousuf Karsh, 1943 - NPG P490(9) - © Karsh / Camera Press

© Karsh / Camera Press

William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1943
22 7/8 in. x 19 in. (581 mm x 485 mm)
Given by the photographer, Yousuf Karsh, 1991
Primary Collection
NPG P490(9)


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  • Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002), Photographer. Artist associated with 155 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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Karsh described the sitter as 'one of the most restless subjects that I have ever encountered, answering the telephone, dictating, anything but concentrating on the matter in hand - his portrait.'

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