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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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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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