Karsh Widow Adds Personal Touch to Hotel She Once Called Home

Brian Adeba
Published: Wednesday, 07/25/2007 12:00 am EDT

Vivid and charming, Estrellita Karsh, the 77-year-old widow of the famous Canadian photographer Yousuf Karsh, can easily recount every story behind the nine photographs she recently donated to the Fairmont Ch√¢teau Laurier hotel. The pictures adorn the walls of the hotel's signature suite–the Karsh Suite–on the third floor. The apartment was home to the Karshes from 1973 to 1992.

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