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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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Robert Hunter Murray, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x127991

Robert Hunter Murray

by Alexander Bassano
panel portrait size glass negative, early 1870s
NPG x127991

Sir David Baird, 3rd Bt, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x127992

Sir David Baird, 3rd Bt

by Alexander Bassano
panel portrait size glass negative, early 1870s
NPG x127992

Sir David Baird, 3rd Bt, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x127994

Sir David Baird, 3rd Bt

by Alexander Bassano
panel portrait size glass negative, early 1870s
NPG x127994

Robert Curzon, 15th Baron Zouche, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x127995

Robert Curzon, 15th Baron Zouche

by Alexander Bassano
panel portrait size glass negative, early 1870s
NPG x127995

Robert Curzon, 15th Baron Zouche, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x127996

Robert Curzon, 15th Baron Zouche

by Alexander Bassano
panel portrait size glass negative, early 1870s
NPG x127996

Robert Curzon, 15th Baron Zouche, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x127997

Robert Curzon, 15th Baron Zouche

by Alexander Bassano
panel portrait size glass negative, early 1870s
NPG x127997

Adelaide Fanny Louise Barber (née Bassano), by Alexander Bassano - NPG x150654

Adelaide Fanny Louise Barber (née Bassano)

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate collodion glass negative, early 1870s
NPG x150654

Adelaide Fanny Louise Barber (née Bassano), after Alexander Bassano - NPG x150660

Adelaide Fanny Louise Barber (née Bassano)

after Alexander Bassano
quarter-plate film copy negative, early 1870s
NPG x150660

Ludwig George Barber, after Alexander Bassano - NPG x150659

Ludwig George Barber

after Alexander Bassano
quarter-plate film copy negative, early 1870s
NPG x150659

James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x30749

James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass copy negative, 1870s
NPG x30749

Sir John Alexander Macdonald, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x20206

Sir John Alexander Macdonald

by Alexander Bassano
albumen cabinet card, 1870s
NPG x20206

Sir John Alexander Macdonald, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x20207

Sir John Alexander Macdonald

by Alexander Bassano
albumen cabinet card, 1870s
NPG x20207

Hon. Francis Richard Grey, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x45717

Hon. Francis Richard Grey

by Alexander Bassano
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x45717

Agnes Elizabeth Wood (née Courtenay), Viscountess Halifax, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x45718

Agnes Elizabeth Wood (née Courtenay), Viscountess Halifax

by Alexander Bassano
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x45718

John ('Jack') Strachey, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x38547

John ('Jack') Strachey

by Alexander Bassano
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x38547

John ('Jack') Strachey, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x38546

John ('Jack') Strachey

by Alexander Bassano
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x38546

John ('Jack') Strachey, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x38545

John ('Jack') Strachey

by Alexander Bassano
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x38545

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x1375

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

by Alexander Bassano
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1870
NPG x1375

Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x7033

Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer

by Alexander Bassano
albumen cabinet card, 1870-1880
NPG x7033

Francis John Jayne, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x87118

Francis John Jayne

by Alexander Bassano
albumen cabinet card, 1870s-1900s
NPG x87118

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