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Bassano 1895


333 Portraits in set

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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Egerton Hubbard Addington, 2nd Baron Addington, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x1047

Egerton Hubbard Addington, 2nd Baron Addington

by Alexander Bassano
dry-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x1047

Egerton Hubbard Addington, 2nd Baron Addington, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x1051

Egerton Hubbard Addington, 2nd Baron Addington

by Alexander Bassano
dry-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x1051

James George Henry Stopford, 5th Earl of Courtown, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x1644

James George Henry Stopford, 5th Earl of Courtown

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x1644

James George Henry Stopford, 5th Earl of Courtown, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x1645

James George Henry Stopford, 5th Earl of Courtown

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x1645

James George Henry Stopford, 5th Earl of Courtown, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x1648

James George Henry Stopford, 5th Earl of Courtown

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x1648

Hon. Alfred Percy Allsop, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x1659

Hon. Alfred Percy Allsop

by Alexander Bassano
dry-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x1659

Hon. Alfred Percy Allsop, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x1660

Hon. Alfred Percy Allsop

by Alexander Bassano
dry-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x1660

Hon. Alfred Percy Allsop, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x1662

Hon. Alfred Percy Allsop

by Alexander Bassano
dry-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x1662

Lady Rosalind Lucy Stafford Northcote, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x1668

Lady Rosalind Lucy Stafford Northcote

by Alexander Bassano
dry-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x1668

Sir Frederick Dixon Dixon-Hartland, 1st Bt, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x28215

Sir Frederick Dixon Dixon-Hartland, 1st Bt

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x28215

Sir John Charles Ready Colomb, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x28220

Sir John Charles Ready Colomb

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x28220

Frances (née Foley), Lady Edgcumbe, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x28228

Frances (née Foley), Lady Edgcumbe

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x28228

Frances (née Foley), Lady Edgcumbe, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x28229

Frances (née Foley), Lady Edgcumbe

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x28229

Frances (née Foley), Lady Edgcumbe, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x28230

Frances (née Foley), Lady Edgcumbe

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x28230

Kate Cutler (Mrs Sydney Ellison), by Alexander Bassano - NPG x30544

Kate Cutler (Mrs Sydney Ellison)

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x30544

Kate Cutler (Mrs Sydney Ellison), by Alexander Bassano - NPG x30545

Kate Cutler (Mrs Sydney Ellison)

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x30545

William Dalrymple Maclagan, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x31273

William Dalrymple Maclagan

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x31273

William Dalrymple Maclagan, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x31274

William Dalrymple Maclagan

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x31274

William Dalrymple Maclagan, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x31275

William Dalrymple Maclagan

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x31275

George Evans Moule, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x31319

George Evans Moule

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x31319

George Evans Moule, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x31320

George Evans Moule

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x31320

George Evans Moule, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x31321

George Evans Moule

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x31321

Gilbert Greenall, 1st Baron Daresbury, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x31327

Gilbert Greenall, 1st Baron Daresbury

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x31327

Allan Becher Webb, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x31328

Allan Becher Webb

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x31328

Allan Becher Webb, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x31330

Allan Becher Webb

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x31330

Allan Becher Webb, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x31331

Allan Becher Webb

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1895
NPG x31331

Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x35371

Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener

by Alexander Bassano
printing-out paper print, 1895
NPG x35371

Hon. George Bourke, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x385

Hon. George Bourke

by Alexander Bassano
glass negative, 1895
NPG x385

Hon. George Bourke, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x387

Hon. George Bourke

by Alexander Bassano
glass negative, 1895
NPG x387

Kate Cutler (Mrs Sydney Ellison), by Alexander Bassano - NPG x415

Kate Cutler (Mrs Sydney Ellison)

by Alexander Bassano
glass negative, 1895
NPG x415

Kate Cutler (Mrs Sydney Ellison), by Alexander Bassano - NPG x416

Kate Cutler (Mrs Sydney Ellison)

by Alexander Bassano
glass negative, 1895
NPG x416