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7307 Portraits in set: Bassano negatives, 1958-79

The Gallery holds over 40,000 negatives taken by the Bassano studio between the 1870s and 1950s. The firm was founded by Alexander Bassano in 1850 in Regent Street, London. The studio moved three times later to Old Bond Street in 1876, Dover Street in 1920 and then to Pimlico in 1974, where it still operates. The firm donated the bulk of the gallery's collection in 1974 when it made its last move to Pimlico. In 1996 two further selection of negatives were acquired, namely much of the work taken by Alexander Bassano himself from the 1870s to the early 1900s and a further 5,000 negatives of mainly theatrical subjects (from 1903-1939) which were presented by John Culme.

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Emmeline Pankhurst

by Elliott & Fry, copied by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, copied 9 June 1965 (circa 1910)
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King George V

by and after Bassano Ltd
half-plate film copy negative, 18 August 1959 (1911)
NPG x170271

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Augustus John

by Vandyk, copied by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 1930
NPG x173531

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Sir Ian Hurry Riches

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 4 November 1958
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Sir Ian Hurry Riches

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 4 November 1958
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James Hugh William Lowther, 7th Earl of Lonsdale

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 11 November 1958
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James Hugh William Lowther, 7th Earl of Lonsdale

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 11 November 1958
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Olave St Clair Baden-Powell (née Soames), Lady Baden-Powell

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 27 November 1958
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Olave St Clair Baden-Powell (née Soames), Lady Baden-Powell

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 27 November 1958
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Sir Harrie Stewart Wilson Massey

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 17 December 1958
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Sir Harrie Stewart Wilson Massey

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 17 December 1958
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Anthony Tosswill Courtney

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 5 January 1959
NPG x170028

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Anthony Tosswill Courtney

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 5 January 1959
NPG x170030

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(Alexander) Victor Montagu

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 23 January 1959
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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 2 February 1959
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Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 2 February 1959
NPG x170034

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Henry Hynd

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 2 February 1959
NPG x170035

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Henry Hynd

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 2 February 1959
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