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Bassano 1945


570 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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Lady Moyra Blanche Madeleine Browne (née Ponsonby), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x158930

Lady Moyra Blanche Madeleine Browne (née Ponsonby)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 1900s
NPG x158930

Baroness Van Buren, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x158925

Baroness Van Buren

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, circa 1904
NPG x158925

Baroness Van Buren, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x158926

Baroness Van Buren

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, circa 1904
NPG x158926

Baroness Van Buren, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x158927

Baroness Van Buren

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, circa 1904
NPG x158927

Baroness Van Buren, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x158928

Baroness Van Buren

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, circa 1904
NPG x158928

Baroness Van Buren, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x158929

Baroness Van Buren

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, circa 1904
NPG x158929

Hon. Olwen Gwynne Barker (née Philipps), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72877

Hon. Olwen Gwynne Barker (née Philipps)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 5 January 1945
NPG x72877

Hon. Olwen Gwynne Barker (née Philipps), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72878

Hon. Olwen Gwynne Barker (née Philipps)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 5 January 1945
NPG x72878

Timothy Gwynne Barker; Hon. Olwen Gwynne Barker (née Philipps), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72879

Timothy Gwynne Barker; Hon. Olwen Gwynne Barker (née Philipps)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 5 January 1945
NPG x72879

Timothy Gwynne Barker; Hon. Olwen Gwynne Barker (née Philipps), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72881

Timothy Gwynne Barker; Hon. Olwen Gwynne Barker (née Philipps)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 5 January 1945
NPG x72881

Timothy Gwynne Barker; Hon. Olwen Gwynne Barker (née Philipps), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72882

Timothy Gwynne Barker; Hon. Olwen Gwynne Barker (née Philipps)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 5 January 1945
NPG x72882

Timothy Gwynne Barker, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72883

Timothy Gwynne Barker

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 5 January 1945
NPG x72883

Timothy Gwynne Barker, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72884

Timothy Gwynne Barker

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 5 January 1945
NPG x72884

Timothy Gwynne Barker, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72885

Timothy Gwynne Barker

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 5 January 1945
NPG x72885

Timothy Gwynne Barker, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72886

Timothy Gwynne Barker

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 5 January 1945
NPG x72886

Timothy Gwynne Barker, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72887

Timothy Gwynne Barker

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 5 January 1945
NPG x72887

Timothy Gwynne Barker, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72888

Timothy Gwynne Barker

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 5 January 1945
NPG x72888

Timothy Gwynne Barker, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72889

Timothy Gwynne Barker

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 5 January 1945
NPG x72889

Timothy Gwynne Barker, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72890

Timothy Gwynne Barker

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 5 January 1945
NPG x72890

Timothy Gwynne Barker, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72891

Timothy Gwynne Barker

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 5 January 1945
NPG x72891

Ian Radclyffe; William Anthony Robin Radclyffe, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72926

Ian Radclyffe; William Anthony Robin Radclyffe

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 31 January 1945
NPG x72926

Penny Radclyffe; William Anthony Robin Radclyffe, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72927

Penny Radclyffe; William Anthony Robin Radclyffe

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 31 January 1945
NPG x72927

Miss E. Chapman, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72981

Miss E. Chapman

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 21 March 1945
NPG x72981

Sir Arthur James Dawe, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x73000

Sir Arthur James Dawe

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 24 April 1945
NPG x73000

Sir Kenneth Owen Roberts-Wray, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x73091

Sir Kenneth Owen Roberts-Wray

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 19 October 1945
NPG x73091

Sir Kenneth Owen Roberts-Wray, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x73092

Sir Kenneth Owen Roberts-Wray

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 19 October 1945
NPG x73092

Sir Kenneth Owen Roberts-Wray, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x73093

Sir Kenneth Owen Roberts-Wray

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 19 October 1945
NPG x73093

Sir Kenneth Owen Roberts-Wray, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x73094

Sir Kenneth Owen Roberts-Wray

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 19 October 1945
NPG x73094

Lady Mary Rose Williams (née FitzRoy), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x73126

Lady Mary Rose Williams (née FitzRoy)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 3 November 1945
NPG x73126

Lady Mary Rose Williams (née FitzRoy), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x73127

Lady Mary Rose Williams (née FitzRoy)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 3 November 1945
NPG x73127

Lady Mary Rose Williams (née FitzRoy); Francis Trelawny Williams, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x73128

Lady Mary Rose Williams (née FitzRoy); Francis Trelawny Williams

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 3 November 1945
NPG x73128

Lady Mary Rose Williams (née FitzRoy); Francis Trelawny Williams, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x73129

Lady Mary Rose Williams (née FitzRoy); Francis Trelawny Williams

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 3 November 1945
NPG x73129

Lady Mary Rose Williams (née FitzRoy); Francis Trelawny Williams, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x73130

Lady Mary Rose Williams (née FitzRoy); Francis Trelawny Williams

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 3 November 1945
NPG x73130

Antonia (née Snagge), Lady Doughty-Tichborne, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x73131

Antonia (née Snagge), Lady Doughty-Tichborne

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 5 November 1945
NPG x73131

Antonia (née Snagge), Lady Doughty-Tichborne, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x73132

Antonia (née Snagge), Lady Doughty-Tichborne

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 5 November 1945
NPG x73132

Antonia (née Snagge), Lady Doughty-Tichborne with her daughters, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x73133

Antonia (née Snagge), Lady Doughty-Tichborne with her daughters

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 5 November 1945
NPG x73133