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Winston Churchill at Canada, December 1941


Yousuf Karsh: The Roaring Lion  wikidata:Q92731208 reasonator:Q92731208
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Yousuf Karsh  (1908–2002)  wikidata:Q312859 q:it:Yousuf Karsh
Yousuf Karsh
Alternative names
Karsh of Ottawa
Description Canadian photographer
Date of birth/death 23 December 1908 Edit this at Wikidata 13 July 2002 Edit this at Wikidata
Location of birth/death Mardin Boston
Work location
Authority file
creator QS:P170,Q312859
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The Roaring Lion Edit this at Wikidata
title QS:P1476,en:"The Roaring Lion Edit this at Wikidata"
label QS:Len,"The Roaring Lion Edit this at Wikidata"
label QS:Lsl,"Rjoveči lev"
label QS:Lja,"唸るライオン"
label QS:Lfr,"Le Lion rugissant"
label QS:Lsv,"Det rytande lejonet"
label QS:Lpl,"The Roaring Lion"
label QS:Lhe,"האריה השואג"
label QS:Lit,"The Roaring Lion"
label QS:Lzh,"愤怒的丘吉尔"
label QS:Lmn,"Уинстон Черчиллийн алдартай гэрэл зураг"
label QS:Lzh-hk,"咆哮的獅子"
label QS:Lhy,"Մռնչացող առյուծը"
label QS:Lru,"Уинстон Черчилль (фотография)"
Object type photograph Edit this at Wikidata
Genre portrait Edit this at Wikidata
English: Karsh called this picture "The Roaring Lion"
Depicted people Winston Churchill Edit this at Wikidata
Date 30 December 1941 Edit this at Wikidata
Medium gelatin silver print Edit this at Wikidata
Dimensions height: 30.8 cm (12.1 in) Edit this at Wikidata; width: 24 cm (9.4 in) Edit this at Wikidata
dimensions QS:P2048,+30.8U174728
dimensions QS:P2049,+24.0U174728
institution QS:P195,Q913250
Accession number
MIKAN 3915740 (Library and Archives Canada) Edit this at Wikidata
Place of creation Ottawa Edit this at Wikidata
Object history
  • 19 August 2022: stolen Edit this at Wikidata
Credit line Yousuf Karsh. Library and Archives Canada, e010751643
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Source Flickr: Sir Winston Churchill
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current20:54, 9 December 2022Thumbnail for version as of 20:54, 9 December 20223,052 × 3,884 (2.35 MB)Hohum (talk | contribs)rv, highlights blown again
13:39, 26 October 2022Thumbnail for version as of 13:39, 26 October 20223,052 × 3,884 (1.21 MB)SuperWIKI (talk | contribs)Return to a comfortable halfway between full brightening and excessive darkness
21:53, 23 October 2022Thumbnail for version as of 21:53, 23 October 20223,052 × 3,884 (2.35 MB)Adam Aboudou (talk | contribs)Reverted to version as of 09:21, 22 June 2017 (UTC) The brighten version looks not so unnatural like the dark version. In old photos the picture was always brighten up and it was not so dark.
23:00, 9 July 2022Thumbnail for version as of 23:00, 9 July 20223,052 × 3,884 (1.08 MB)Hohum (talk | contribs)highlights were still blown
06:01, 5 May 2022Thumbnail for version as of 06:01, 5 May 20223,052 × 3,884 (1.21 MB)CactiStaccingCrane (talk | contribs)(properly) brighten the image without clipping lumiosity
18:42, 8 October 2021Thumbnail for version as of 18:42, 8 October 20213,052 × 3,884 (1.08 MB)Hohum (talk | contribs)rv poor adjustments.
09:08, 24 January 2020Thumbnail for version as of 09:08, 24 January 20203,052 × 3,884 (1.1 MB)Túrelio (talk | contribs)Reverted to version as of 17:02, 17 May 2018 (UTC)
17:02, 17 May 2018Thumbnail for version as of 17:02, 17 May 20183,052 × 3,884 (1.1 MB) (talk | contribs)Original is B&W, please upload recoloured versions with a new license and source
18:11, 18 August 2017Thumbnail for version as of 18:11, 18 August 20173,052 × 3,884 (1.1 MB)Firebrace (talk | contribs)Restored using proper methods.
09:21, 22 June 2017Thumbnail for version as of 09:21, 22 June 20173,052 × 3,884 (2.35 MB)PawełMM (talk | contribs)lightened
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