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Bassano 1910


330 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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Princess Sudhira of Cooch Behar, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x33415

Princess Sudhira of Cooch Behar

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 24 December 1910
NPG x33415

Princess Sudhira of Cooch Beha, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x33315

Princess Sudhira of Cooch Beha

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 24 December 1910
NPG x33315

The Capell family, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x28363

The Capell family

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 2 December 1910
NPG x28363

The Capell family, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x28364

The Capell family

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 2 December 1910
NPG x28364

Dame Gladys Cooper, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18900

Dame Gladys Cooper

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x18900

Dame Gladys Cooper, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18901

Dame Gladys Cooper

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x18901

Dame Gladys Cooper, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18902

Dame Gladys Cooper

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x18902

Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x28361

Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 28 October 1910
NPG x28361

David Lloyd George, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x28362

David Lloyd George

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 24 November 1910
NPG x28362

Sir Hugh McCalmont, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x33143

Sir Hugh McCalmont

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, October 1910
NPG x33143

Sir Hugh Charles Clifford, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x33195

Sir Hugh Charles Clifford

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 24 September 1910
NPG x33195

Sir Hugh Charles Clifford, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x33196

Sir Hugh Charles Clifford

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 24 September 1910
NPG x33196

Sir Hugh Charles Clifford, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x33197

Sir Hugh Charles Clifford

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 24 September 1910
NPG x33197

Sir Hugh Charles Clifford, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x33198

Sir Hugh Charles Clifford

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 24 September 1910
NPG x33198