Helen Keller with Polly Thomson, 1948

  • Yousuf Karsh, Canadian, 1908 - 2002

Gelatin silver print

  • Overall (print): 19 × 21 inches (48.3 × 53.3 cm) Overall (supporting board): 29 7/8 × 24 inches (75.9 × 61 cm)

Gift of Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh in honor of Governor James and Mrs. Janet Blanchard

1999.135.9

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Blind (people)
  • Deaf
  • Women
  • Gelatin silver process
  • Portrait
  • Author
  • Activist
  • Book
  • Gelatin silver print
  • Lecturer
  • Double portrait
  • Female portrait
  • Keller, helen

Signed on mount, in black pen and ink, lower left: Y Karsh

1999-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Yousuf Karsh, Helen Keller with Polly Thomson, 1948, gelatin silver print. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh in honor of Governor James and Mrs. Janet Blanchard, 1999.135.9.