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Bassano Ltd

(active 1901-1962), Photographers

Artist associated with 42742 portraits
Alexander Bassano opened a studio in 1850 in Regent Street, London, moving to Old Bond Street in 1876. The studio was large enough to house an eighty-foot panoramic background scene mounted on rollers, which provided a variety of outdoor or court backgrounds. Bassano retired in around 1903, when the premises were refurbished and relaunched as Bassano Ltd, Royal Photographers. The firm was resold on many occasions but retained the Bassano name and the studio's collection of negatives. In 1964 it incorporated Vandyk to become first Bassano and Vandyk Studios and then, in 1965, Bassano and Vandyk incorporating Elliott and Fry.

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Sir Richard Oswald Chandler Norman

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 25 July 1978
NPG x171776

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Sir Richard Oswald Chandler Norman

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 25 July 1978
NPG x171777

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Sir Richard Oswald Chandler Norman

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 25 July 1978
NPG x171779

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Sir Richard Oswald Chandler Norman

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 25 July 1978
NPG x171780

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Audrey Wise (née Brown)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 25 August 1978
NPG x171782

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Audrey Wise (née Brown)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 25 August 1978
NPG x171783

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Audrey Wise (née Brown)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 25 August 1978
NPG x171784

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Audrey Wise (née Brown)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 25 August 1978
NPG x171785

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Audrey Wise (née Brown)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 25 August 1978
NPG x171786

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Audrey Wise (née Brown)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 25 August 1978
NPG x171787

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William Denholm Barnetson, Baron Barnetson

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 22 November 1978
NPG x171790

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William Denholm Barnetson, Baron Barnetson

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 22 November 1978
NPG x171792

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William Denholm Barnetson, Baron Barnetson

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 22 November 1978
NPG x171793

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William Denholm Barnetson, Baron Barnetson

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 22 November 1978
NPG x171794

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William Denholm Barnetson, Baron Barnetson

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 22 November 1978
NPG x171796

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Sir Bernard Nathaniel Waley-Cohen, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
2 3/4 x 2 1/4 film negative, 20 September 1979
NPG x171804

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Sir Bernard Nathaniel Waley-Cohen, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
2 3/4 x 2 1/4 film negative, 20 September 1979
NPG x171806

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Sir Bernard Nathaniel Waley-Cohen, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
2 3/4 x 2 1/4 film negative, 20 September 1979
NPG x171808

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Sir Bernard Nathaniel Waley-Cohen, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
2 3/4 x 2 1/4 film negative, 20 September 1979
NPG x171809

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Sir Bernard Nathaniel Waley-Cohen, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
2 3/4 x 2 1/4 film negative, 20 September 1979
NPG x171810

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11 July 2016, 09:37

Bassano, the photographer here, was the family name of a group of Portuguese Jewish minstrels at the court of Queen Elizabeth the 1st, at a time when Jews were not officially in England.

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