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Bassano 1893


109 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 Gilbert Thomas Gilbert-Carter, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x6204

Sir Gilbert Thomas Gilbert-Carter

by Alexander Bassano
collodion negative, 1893
NPG x6204

Sir Gilbert Thomas Gilbert-Carter, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x6205

Sir Gilbert Thomas Gilbert-Carter

by Alexander Bassano
collodion negative, 1893
NPG x6205

Sir Gilbert Thomas Gilbert-Carter, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x6206

Sir Gilbert Thomas Gilbert-Carter

by Alexander Bassano
collodion negative, 1893
NPG x6206

Charles William Hylton Molyneux, 5th Earl of Sefton, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x6248

Charles William Hylton Molyneux, 5th Earl of Sefton

by Alexander Bassano
collodion negative, 1893-1894
NPG x6248

Belle Bilton photographed with her sons Richard and Power, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x7097

Belle Bilton photographed with her sons Richard and Power

by Alexander Bassano
collodion negative, 1893-1894
NPG x7097

Charles William Hylton Molyneux, 5th Earl of Sefton, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x8311

Charles William Hylton Molyneux, 5th Earl of Sefton

by Alexander Bassano
collodion negative, 1893-1894
NPG x8311

Charles William Hylton Molyneux, 5th Earl of Sefton, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x8312

Charles William Hylton Molyneux, 5th Earl of Sefton

by Alexander Bassano
collodion negative, 1893-1894
NPG x8312

Charles William Hylton Molyneux, 5th Earl of Sefton, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x8313

Charles William Hylton Molyneux, 5th Earl of Sefton

by Alexander Bassano
collodion negative, 1893-1894
NPG x8313

Hon. Power Francis William Le-Poer-Trench; Belle Bilton, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x8317

Hon. Power Francis William Le-Poer-Trench; Belle Bilton

by Alexander Bassano
collodion negative, 1893-1894
NPG x8317

Hon. Power Francis William Le-Poer-Trench; Belle Bilton, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x8318

Hon. Power Francis William Le-Poer-Trench; Belle Bilton

by Alexander Bassano
collodion negative, 1893-1894
NPG x8318

Charles William Hylton Molyneux, 5th Earl of Sefton, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x6249

Charles William Hylton Molyneux, 5th Earl of Sefton

by Alexander Bassano
collodion negative, 1893-1894
NPG x6249

Francis Annesley, 6th Earl Annesley, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x8309

Francis Annesley, 6th Earl Annesley

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, circa 1893
NPG x8309

Francis Annesley, 6th Earl Annesley, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x8310

Francis Annesley, 6th Earl Annesley

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, circa 1893
NPG x8310

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Charles William Moore, 5th Earl Mountcashell

by Alexander Bassano
collodion negative, 1893
NPG x6198

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Charles William Moore, 5th Earl Mountcashell

by Alexander Bassano
collodion negative, 1893
NPG x6199