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Bassano 1922


1295 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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Elizabeth Marc, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x151641

Elizabeth Marc

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 6 October 1922
NPG x151641

Elizabeth Marc, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x151642

Elizabeth Marc

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 6 October 1922
NPG x151642

Elizabeth Marc, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x151643

Elizabeth Marc

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 6 October 1922
NPG x151643

Elizabeth Marc, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x151644

Elizabeth Marc

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 6 October 1922
NPG x151644

Prince Maung Maung Gyi, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x151645

Prince Maung Maung Gyi

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 26 July 1922
NPG x151645

Prince Maung Maung Gyi, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x151646

Prince Maung Maung Gyi

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 26 July 1922
NPG x151646

(Elsie) Evelyn Laye, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x26892

(Elsie) Evelyn Laye

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 7 September 1922
NPG x26892

King George V, by H.R. Wicks, for  Bassano Ltd - NPG x21152

King George V

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd
platinum print on photographer's card mount, June 1922
NPG x21152

King George V, by H.R. Wicks, for  Bassano Ltd - NPG x21153

King George V

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd
vintage print, June 1922
NPG x21153

King George V, by H.R. Wicks, for  Bassano Ltd - NPG x21154

King George V

by H.R. Wicks, for Bassano Ltd
vintage print, June 1922
NPG x21154

Richard Maximilian Dalberg-Acton, 2nd Baron Acton, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x22378

Richard Maximilian Dalberg-Acton, 2nd Baron Acton

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 17 November 1922
NPG x22378

Richard Maximilian Dalberg-Acton, 2nd Baron Acton, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x22379

Richard Maximilian Dalberg-Acton, 2nd Baron Acton

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 17 November 1922
NPG x22379

Margaret Eleanor (née Furneaux), Viscountess Birkenhead, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x37476

Margaret Eleanor (née Furneaux), Viscountess Birkenhead

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 2 November 1922
NPG x37476

Sir (John) Frederick Bridge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x78542

Sir (John) Frederick Bridge

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 April 1922
NPG x78542

Sir (John) Frederick Bridge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x78543

Sir (John) Frederick Bridge

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 April 1922
NPG x78543

Sir (John) Frederick Bridge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x78544

Sir (John) Frederick Bridge

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 April 1922
NPG x78544

Sir (John) Frederick Bridge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x78545

Sir (John) Frederick Bridge

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 April 1922
NPG x78545

Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81382

Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 16 September 1922
NPG x81382

Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81383

Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 16 September 1922
NPG x81383

Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81384

Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 16 September 1922
NPG x81384

Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81385

Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 16 September 1922
NPG x81385

Elizabeth, Countess Toerring-Jettenbach, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81391

Elizabeth, Countess Toerring-Jettenbach

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 16 June 1922
NPG x81391

Elizabeth, Countess Toerring-Jettenbach, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81392

Elizabeth, Countess Toerring-Jettenbach

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 16 June 1922
NPG x81392

Elizabeth, Countess Toerring-Jettenbach, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81393

Elizabeth, Countess Toerring-Jettenbach

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 16 June 1922
NPG x81393

Elizabeth, Countess Toerring-Jettenbach, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81394

Elizabeth, Countess Toerring-Jettenbach

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 16 June 1922
NPG x81394

Pat O'Hara Wood, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x158321

Pat O'Hara Wood

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 July 1922
NPG x158321

Princess Jacqueline de Croy (née de Lespinay), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x158347

Princess Jacqueline de Croy (née de Lespinay)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 27 April 1922
NPG x158347

Prince Leopold Marie Charles Edouard Emmanuel de Croy, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x158352

Prince Leopold Marie Charles Edouard Emmanuel de Croy

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 27 April 1922
NPG x158352

Saidie (née Merton), Lady Pain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x158364

Saidie (née Merton), Lady Pain

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 21 June 1922
NPG x158364

Saidie (née Merton), Lady Pain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x158366

Saidie (née Merton), Lady Pain

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 21 June 1922
NPG x158366

Princess Marie de Croy, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x158371

Princess Marie de Croy

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 1 November 1922
NPG x158371

Alice Mary (née Eyre), Countess of Gainsborough, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x37293

Alice Mary (née Eyre), Countess of Gainsborough

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 27 July 1922
NPG x37293

Alice Mary (née Eyre), Countess of Gainsborough, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x37294

Alice Mary (née Eyre), Countess of Gainsborough

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 27 July 1922
NPG x37294

Alice Mary (née Eyre), Countess of Gainsborough, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x37295

Alice Mary (née Eyre), Countess of Gainsborough

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 27 July 1922
NPG x37295

Maude Gibson; Clifford Gordon Vandyck, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x153983

Maude Gibson; Clifford Gordon Vandyck

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 31 August 1922
NPG x153983

Maude Gibson; Clifford Gordon Vandyck, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x153984

Maude Gibson; Clifford Gordon Vandyck

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 31 August 1922
NPG x153984

Maude Gibson; Clifford Gordon Vandyck, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x153985

Maude Gibson; Clifford Gordon Vandyck

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 31 August 1922
NPG x153985

Maude Gibson; Clifford Gordon Vandyck, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x153986

Maude Gibson; Clifford Gordon Vandyck

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 31 August 1922
NPG x153986

Maude Gibson; Clifford Gordon Vandyck, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x153987

Maude Gibson; Clifford Gordon Vandyck

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 31 August 1922
NPG x153987

Leslie Haden, Baron Haden-Guest, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83617

Leslie Haden, Baron Haden-Guest

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1922
NPG x83617

John Alan Middleton, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83770

John Alan Middleton

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1922
NPG x83770

Erica Fortescue Carr (née Moresby), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83791

Erica Fortescue Carr (née Moresby)

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1922
NPG x83791

Priscilla Murray, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83810

Priscilla Murray

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1922
NPG x83810

Sir (William) Henry MacKinnon, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83832

Sir (William) Henry MacKinnon

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1922
NPG x83832

Sir George Stewart Abram, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83913

Sir George Stewart Abram

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 10 April 1922
NPG x83913