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Alexander Bassano

(1829-1913), Photographer

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist associated with 2808 portraits
Born in London, Bassano received artistic training in the studios of painters Augustus Egg and William Beverley, and at Thomas Heatherley's Art School. He opened his first photographic studio in 1850 on Regent Street, London. In 1876 he moved to Old Bond Street, where the firm was located until 1921. The studio was large enough to accommodate an eighty-foot panoramic background scene mounted on rollers, which provided a variety of outdoor scenes or court backgrounds. Bassano retired in around 1903 and had reputedly earned £60,000 through portraiture. He married Adelaide Lancaster in 1850 and they had three children. He died aged eighty-four in Acton, London and is buried in Kensal Green Cemetery.

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Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer, by Alexander Bassano - NPG P1700(44d)

Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer

by Alexander Bassano
albumen print, 1883
NPG P1700(44d)

David William Stanley Ogilvy, 8th Earl of Airlie, by Alexander Bassano - NPG P1700(50c)

David William Stanley Ogilvy, 8th Earl of Airlie

by Alexander Bassano
printing-out paper print, 1883
NPG P1700(50c)

Sir Charles Warren, by Alexander Bassano - NPG P1700(46a)

Sir Charles Warren

by Alexander Bassano
matte collodion printing-out paper print, 1890s
NPG P1700(46a)

Sir Cornelius Francis Clery, by Alexander Bassano - NPG P1700(46c)

Sir Cornelius Francis Clery

by Alexander Bassano
printing-out paper print, 1890s
NPG P1700(46c)

Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein, by Alexander Bassano - NPG P1700(50b)

Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein

by Alexander Bassano
printing-out paper print, 1890s
NPG P1700(50b)

Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien, by Alexander Bassano - NPG P1700(50d)

Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien

by Alexander Bassano
printing-out paper print, 1890s
NPG P1700(50d)

Harry Furniss, by Edmund Joseph Sullivan, after  Alexander Bassano - NPG 2900

Harry Furniss

by Edmund Joseph Sullivan, after Alexander Bassano
pen and ink, 1891
NPG 2900

Sir (Henry Macleod) Leslie Rundle, by Alexander Bassano - NPG P1700(47c)

Sir (Henry Macleod) Leslie Rundle

by Alexander Bassano
printing-out paper print, circa 1891-1892
NPG P1700(47c)

Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, by Alexander Bassano - NPG P1700(41c)

Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener

by Alexander Bassano
printing-out paper print, 1895
NPG P1700(41c)

Queen Victoria, by Alexander Bassano - NPG P1700(32)

Queen Victoria

by Alexander Bassano
printing-out paper print, 1897
NPG P1700(32)

Sir William Stephen Alexander Lockhart, by Alexander Bassano - NPG P1700(41a)

Sir William Stephen Alexander Lockhart

by Alexander Bassano
printing-out paper print, circa 1898
NPG P1700(41a)

Sir Bindon Blood, by Alexander Bassano - NPG P1700(41b)

Sir Bindon Blood

by Alexander Bassano
printing-out paper print, 1898
NPG P1700(41b)

Sir Frederick Carrington, by Alexander Bassano - NPG P1700(49c)

Sir Frederick Carrington

by Alexander Bassano
printing-out paper print, 1899
NPG P1700(49c)

Herbert Plumer, 1st Viscount Plumer, by Alexander Bassano - NPG P1700(49d)

Herbert Plumer, 1st Viscount Plumer

by Alexander Bassano
printing-out paper print, 1899
NPG P1700(49d)

Jan Kubelik, by Alexander Bassano - NPG P1700(65c)

Jan Kubelik

by Alexander Bassano
printing-out paper print, 1900
NPG P1700(65c)

Adelaide Fanny Louise Barber (née Bassano), by Alexander Bassano - NPG x150652

Adelaide Fanny Louise Barber (née Bassano)

by Alexander Bassano
quarter-plate collodion glass negative, early 1860s
NPG x150652

Adelaide Fanny Louise Barber (née Bassano), by Alexander Bassano - NPG x150653

Adelaide Fanny Louise Barber (née Bassano)

by Alexander Bassano
quarter-plate collodion glass negative, early 1860s
NPG x150653

Adelaide Rose Ainslie Bassano (née Lancaster), after Alexander Bassano - NPG x150678

Adelaide Rose Ainslie Bassano (née Lancaster)

after Alexander Bassano
half-plate film copy negative, circa 1860s
NPG x150678

Adelaide Rose Ainslie Bassano (née Lancaster), after Alexander Bassano - NPG x150679

Adelaide Rose Ainslie Bassano (née Lancaster)

after Alexander Bassano
half-plate film copy negative, circa 1860s
NPG x150679

Giorgio Ronconi, by Alexander Bassano - NPG Ax25081

Giorgio Ronconi

by Alexander Bassano
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax25081

Horace Mayhew, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x21317

Horace Mayhew

by Alexander Bassano
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x21317

Miss Osmond, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x21687

Miss Osmond

by Alexander Bassano
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x21687

Miss Bruton, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x4837

Miss Bruton

by Alexander Bassano
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x4837

Camilla Teresa ('Lily') Serjeant (née Bassano), by Alexander Bassano - NPG x150665

Camilla Teresa ('Lily') Serjeant (née Bassano)

by Alexander Bassano
quarter-plate collodion glass negative, mid 1860s
NPG x150665

Camilla Teresa ('Lily') Serjeant (née Bassano), by Alexander Bassano - NPG x150666

Camilla Teresa ('Lily') Serjeant (née Bassano)

by Alexander Bassano
quarter-plate collodion glass negative, mid 1860s
NPG x150666

Miss M. Dickinson, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x28071

Miss M. Dickinson

by Alexander Bassano
albumen carte-de-visite, mid-late 1860s
NPG x28071

'Popular Actresses', by Frederick Holland Mares, after  Alexander Bassano, and  Clarkington & Co (Charles Clarkington), and  Joseph Richard James, and  Horatio Nelson King, and  Camille Silvy, and possibly  Leonida Caldesi, and  Adolphe Paul Auguste Beau, and  Thomas Cranfiel - NPG x137000

'Popular Actresses'

by Frederick Holland Mares, after Alexander Bassano, and Clarkington & Co (Charles Clarkington), and Joseph Richard James, and Horatio Nelson King, and Camille Silvy, and possibly Leonida Caldesi, and Adolphe Paul Auguste Beau, and Thomas Cranfiel
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x137000

George Henry Conyngham, 3rd Marquess Conyngham, by Alexander Bassano - NPG Ax5094

George Henry Conyngham, 3rd Marquess Conyngham

by Alexander Bassano
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1864
NPG Ax5094

Henry Paget, 4th Marquess of Anglesey, by Alexander Bassano - NPG Ax77138

Henry Paget, 4th Marquess of Anglesey

by Alexander Bassano
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s-mid 1870s
NPG Ax77138

Adelaide Fanny Louise Barber (née Bassano), after Alexander Bassano - NPG x150655

Adelaide Fanny Louise Barber (née Bassano)

after Alexander Bassano
quarter-plate film copy negative, late 1860s
NPG x150655

Adelaide Fanny Louise Barber (née Bassano), after Alexander Bassano - NPG x150656

Adelaide Fanny Louise Barber (née Bassano)

after Alexander Bassano
quarter-plate film copy negative, late 1860s
NPG x150656

Adelaide Fanny Louise Barber (née Bassano), after Alexander Bassano - NPG x150658

Adelaide Fanny Louise Barber (née Bassano)

after Alexander Bassano
quarter-plate film copy negative, late 1860s
NPG x150658

Camilla Teresa ('Lily') Serjeant (née Bassano), by Alexander Bassano - NPG x150667

Camilla Teresa ('Lily') Serjeant (née Bassano)

by Alexander Bassano
quarter-plate collodion glass negative, late 1860s
NPG x150667

Camilla Teresa ('Lily') Serjeant (née Bassano), by Alexander Bassano - NPG x150668

Camilla Teresa ('Lily') Serjeant (née Bassano)

by Alexander Bassano
quarter-plate collodion glass negative, late 1860s
NPG x150668

Dr L'Estrange, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x76791

Dr L'Estrange

by Alexander Bassano
albumen carte-de-visite, circa late 1860s
NPG x76791

Sir James Hope Grant, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x127665

Sir James Hope Grant

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate collodion glass negative, early 1870s
NPG x127665

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