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Bassano 1933


830 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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Sir (George) Roderick Jones, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150803

Sir (George) Roderick Jones

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 2 January 1933
NPG x150803

Sir (George) Roderick Jones, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150804

Sir (George) Roderick Jones

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 2 January 1933
NPG x150804

Sir (George) Roderick Jones, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150805

Sir (George) Roderick Jones

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 2 January 1933
NPG x150805

Enid Algerine Bagnold ('Lady Jones'), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150806

Enid Algerine Bagnold ('Lady Jones')

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 2 January 1933
NPG x150806

Enid Algerine Bagnold ('Lady Jones'), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150807

Enid Algerine Bagnold ('Lady Jones')

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 2 January 1933
NPG x150807

Enid Algerine Bagnold ('Lady Jones'), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150808

Enid Algerine Bagnold ('Lady Jones')

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 2 January 1933
NPG x150808

Marchioness of Hertford with her mother Princess de Chimay, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150809

Marchioness of Hertford with her mother Princess de Chimay

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 17 January 1933
NPG x150809

Marchioness of Hertford with her mother Princess de Chimay, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150810

Marchioness of Hertford with her mother Princess de Chimay

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 17 January 1933
NPG x150810

Lady Ann Child Elliot (née Villiers), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150813

Lady Ann Child Elliot (née Villiers)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 20 January 1933
NPG x150813

Lady Ann Child Elliot (née Villiers), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150814

Lady Ann Child Elliot (née Villiers)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 20 January 1933
NPG x150814

Clifford Salisbury Woodward, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150817

Clifford Salisbury Woodward

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 11 February 1933
NPG x150817

Catharine Allanson-Winn (née Lovibond), Lady Headley, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150819

Catharine Allanson-Winn (née Lovibond), Lady Headley

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 13 February 1933
NPG x150819

Catharine Allanson-Winn (née Lovibond), Lady Headley, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150821

Catharine Allanson-Winn (née Lovibond), Lady Headley

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 13 February 1933
NPG x150821

Jessica Williamson (née Harford), Lady Forres, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150823

Jessica Williamson (née Harford), Lady Forres

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 17 February 1933
NPG x150823

Jessica Williamson (née Harford), Lady Forres and an unknown boy, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150824

Jessica Williamson (née Harford), Lady Forres and an unknown boy

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 17 February 1933
NPG x150824

Edwin Max Konstam, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150825

Edwin Max Konstam

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 20 February 1933
NPG x150825

Edwin Max Konstam, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150826

Edwin Max Konstam

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 20 February 1933
NPG x150826

Sir Henry Dudley Gresham Leveson-Gower, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150827

Sir Henry Dudley Gresham Leveson-Gower

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 23 February 1933
NPG x150827

Sir Henry Dudley Gresham Leveson-Gower, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150828

Sir Henry Dudley Gresham Leveson-Gower

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 23 February 1933
NPG x150828

Sir Henry Dudley Gresham Leveson-Gower, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150829

Sir Henry Dudley Gresham Leveson-Gower

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 23 February 1933
NPG x150829

Edward Stuart Talbot, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150832

Edward Stuart Talbot

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 6 March 1933
NPG x150832

Edward Stuart Talbot, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150833

Edward Stuart Talbot

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 6 March 1933
NPG x150833

John Francis Granville Scrope Egerton, 4th Earl of Ellesmere, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150834

John Francis Granville Scrope Egerton, 4th Earl of Ellesmere

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 March 1933
NPG x150834

John Francis Granville Scrope Egerton, 4th Earl of Ellesmere, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150836

John Francis Granville Scrope Egerton, 4th Earl of Ellesmere

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 March 1933
NPG x150836

John Francis Granville Scrope Egerton, 4th Earl of Ellesmere, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150837

John Francis Granville Scrope Egerton, 4th Earl of Ellesmere

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 March 1933
NPG x150837

Courtauld Greenwood Courtauld-Thomson, 1st Baron Courtauld-Thomson, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150839

Courtauld Greenwood Courtauld-Thomson, 1st Baron Courtauld-Thomson

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 31 March 1933
NPG x150839

Edith Joan Strawson (née Reid-Thomas), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150842

Edith Joan Strawson (née Reid-Thomas)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 8 April 1933
NPG x150842

Mary Eileen Whitmarsh, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150843

Mary Eileen Whitmarsh

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 10 April 1933
NPG x150843

Elena Danieli (Helen Daniels), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150844

Elena Danieli (Helen Daniels)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 11 April 1933
NPG x150844

Elena Danieli (Helen Daniels), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150845

Elena Danieli (Helen Daniels)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 11 April 1933
NPG x150845

Elena Danieli (Helen Daniels), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150846

Elena Danieli (Helen Daniels)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 11 April 1933
NPG x150846

Mary Cartwright Heeley, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150847

Mary Cartwright Heeley

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 11 April 1933
NPG x150847

Lady Hatherton with her daughters, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150848

Lady Hatherton with her daughters

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 19 April 1933
NPG x150848

Lady Hatherton with her daughters, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150849

Lady Hatherton with her daughters

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 19 April 1933
NPG x150849

Lady Hatherton with her daughters, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150850

Lady Hatherton with her daughters

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 19 April 1933
NPG x150850

Freda James, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150851

Freda James

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 29 April 1933
NPG x150851

Florence Lambert (née Chuter, later Hole), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150852

Florence Lambert (née Chuter, later Hole)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 10 May 1933
NPG x150852

Florence Lambert (née Chuter, later Hole), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150853

Florence Lambert (née Chuter, later Hole)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 10 May 1933
NPG x150853

Constant Lambert; Florence Lambert (née Chuter, later Hole), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150854

Constant Lambert; Florence Lambert (née Chuter, later Hole)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 10 May 1933
NPG x150854

Florence Lambert (née Chuter, later Hole); Constant Lambert, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150855

Florence Lambert (née Chuter, later Hole); Constant Lambert

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 10 May 1933
NPG x150855

Victoria Morley (née Upcher), Lady Sandhurst, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150856

Victoria Morley (née Upcher), Lady Sandhurst

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 11 May 1933
NPG x150856

Mary Ann (née Lefroy), Lady Bates, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150857

Mary Ann (née Lefroy), Lady Bates

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 May 1933
NPG x150857

Constance Jane (née Knight), Lady Boyle, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150860

Constance Jane (née Knight), Lady Boyle

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 May 1933
NPG x150860

Constance Jane (née Knight), Lady Boyle, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150861

Constance Jane (née Knight), Lady Boyle

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 May 1933
NPG x150861

Constance Jane (née Knight), Lady Boyle, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150862

Constance Jane (née Knight), Lady Boyle

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 May 1933
NPG x150862

Constance Jane (née Knight), Lady Boyle, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150863

Constance Jane (née Knight), Lady Boyle

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 May 1933
NPG x150863

Innes (née Wiehe), Lady Critchett, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150864

Innes (née Wiehe), Lady Critchett

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 May 1933
NPG x150864

Sir (George) Montague Critchett, 2nd Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150865

Sir (George) Montague Critchett, 2nd Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 May 1933
NPG x150865

Henrietta Leslie (Gladys Henrietta Raphael Schutze), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150867

Henrietta Leslie (Gladys Henrietta Raphael Schutze)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 15 May 1933
NPG x150867

Lady Victoria Alexandrina Villiers (née Innes-Ker), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150868

Lady Victoria Alexandrina Villiers (née Innes-Ker)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 17 May 1933
NPG x150868

George John Patrick Dominic Townshend, 7th Marquess Townshend, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150877

George John Patrick Dominic Townshend, 7th Marquess Townshend

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 May 1933
NPG x150877

George John Patrick Dominic Townshend, 7th Marquess Townshend, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150878

George John Patrick Dominic Townshend, 7th Marquess Townshend

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 May 1933
NPG x150878

George John Patrick Dominic Townshend, 7th Marquess Townshend, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x150879

George John Patrick Dominic Townshend, 7th Marquess Townshend

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 May 1933
NPG x150879