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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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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, 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