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Bassano 1929


512 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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Walter Somerville Goodridge, by Bassano Ltd, after  Unknown photographer - NPG x157698

Walter Somerville Goodridge

by Bassano Ltd, after Unknown photographer
half-plate glass copy negative, September 1929 (1901 or after)
NPG x157698

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18838

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 11 March 1927
NPG x18838

Andrew MacLaren, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124437

Andrew MacLaren

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 January 1929
NPG x124437

Andrew MacLaren, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124438

Andrew MacLaren

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 January 1929
NPG x124438

Andrew MacLaren, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124439

Andrew MacLaren

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 January 1929
NPG x124439

Janet Margaret (née Roberts), Lady Sandeman Allen, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124445

Janet Margaret (née Roberts), Lady Sandeman Allen

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 9 February 1929
NPG x124445

Janet Margaret (née Roberts), Lady Sandeman Allen, copy by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124446

Janet Margaret (née Roberts), Lady Sandeman Allen

copy by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 9 February 1929
NPG x124446

Janet Margaret (née Roberts), Lady Sandeman Allen, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124447

Janet Margaret (née Roberts), Lady Sandeman Allen

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 9 February 1929
NPG x124447

Sir (Henry) Seymour King, 1st Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124448

Sir (Henry) Seymour King, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 11 February 1929
NPG x124448

Sir (Henry) Seymour King, 1st Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124449

Sir (Henry) Seymour King, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 11 February 1929
NPG x124449

Sir Arthur Ralph Wilmot, 7th Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124450

Sir Arthur Ralph Wilmot, 7th Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 11 February 1929
NPG x124450

Sir Arthur Ralph Wilmot, 7th Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124452

Sir Arthur Ralph Wilmot, 7th Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 11 February 1929
NPG x124452

Sir Arthur Ralph Wilmot, 7th Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124451

Sir Arthur Ralph Wilmot, 7th Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 11 February 1929
NPG x124451

Sir Cecil Hanbury, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124453

Sir Cecil Hanbury

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 February 1929
NPG x124453

Sir Cecil Hanbury, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124454

Sir Cecil Hanbury

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 February 1929
NPG x124454

Ernest Evans and Constance Anne Evans (née Lloyd) with two of their sons, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124455

Ernest Evans and Constance Anne Evans (née Lloyd) with two of their sons

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 23 February 1929
NPG x124455

Barbara Hamilton (née Lea Smith), 14th Baroness Dudley, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124456

Barbara Hamilton (née Lea Smith), 14th Baroness Dudley

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 5 March 1929
NPG x124456

Barbara Hamilton (née Lea Smith), 14th Baroness Dudley, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124457

Barbara Hamilton (née Lea Smith), 14th Baroness Dudley

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 5 March 1929
NPG x124457

Barbara Hamilton (née Lea Smith), 14th Baroness Dudley, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124458

Barbara Hamilton (née Lea Smith), 14th Baroness Dudley

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 5 March 1929
NPG x124458

Sir Edmund Russborough Turton, 1st Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124459

Sir Edmund Russborough Turton, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 6 March 1929
NPG x124459

Sir Edmund Russborough Turton, 1st Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124460

Sir Edmund Russborough Turton, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 6 March 1929
NPG x124460

Alice Maud Mary (née Bretherton), Lady Fletcher, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124461

Alice Maud Mary (née Bretherton), Lady Fletcher

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 7 March 1929
NPG x124461

Alice Maud Mary (née Bretherton), Lady Fletcher, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124462

Alice Maud Mary (née Bretherton), Lady Fletcher

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 7 March 1929
NPG x124462

Isabella Wellesley Moynihan (née Jessop), Lady Moynihan, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124464

Isabella Wellesley Moynihan (née Jessop), Lady Moynihan

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 March 1929
NPG x124464

Clare Meriel Chichester (née Wingfield), Lady Templemore, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124466

Clare Meriel Chichester (née Wingfield), Lady Templemore

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 14 March 1929
NPG x124466

Clare Meriel Chichester (née Wingfield), Lady Templemore, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124467

Clare Meriel Chichester (née Wingfield), Lady Templemore

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 14 March 1929
NPG x124467

Mervyn Patrick Wingfield, 9th Viscount Powerscourt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124468

Mervyn Patrick Wingfield, 9th Viscount Powerscourt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 16 March 1929
NPG x124468

Hon. Margaret Agnes Wyatt (née Blades), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124470

Hon. Margaret Agnes Wyatt (née Blades)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 March 1929
NPG x124470

(Helen) Elizabeth (née Blades), Lady Russell, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124473

(Helen) Elizabeth (née Blades), Lady Russell

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 March 1929
NPG x124473

Hon. Janet Mary McBeath (née Blades), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124474

Hon. Janet Mary McBeath (née Blades)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 March 1929
NPG x124474

Hon. Janet Mary McBeath (née Blades), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124475

Hon. Janet Mary McBeath (née Blades)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 March 1929
NPG x124475

Minoru Foley (née Greenstone), Lady Foley, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124477

Minoru Foley (née Greenstone), Lady Foley

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 March 1929
NPG x124477

Minoru Foley (née Greenstone), Lady Foley, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124478

Minoru Foley (née Greenstone), Lady Foley

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 March 1929
NPG x124478

Adrian Gerald Foley, 8th Baron Foley, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124479

Adrian Gerald Foley, 8th Baron Foley

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 March 1929
NPG x124479

Adrian Gerald Foley, 8th Baron Foley, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124480

Adrian Gerald Foley, 8th Baron Foley

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 March 1929
NPG x124480

Adrian Gerald Foley, 8th Baron Foley, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124481

Adrian Gerald Foley, 8th Baron Foley

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 March 1929
NPG x124481