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Bassano 1919


822 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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Henry Wood, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x85775

Henry Wood

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1919
NPG x85775

Henry de Bray; Rosie Campbell, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x151656

Henry de Bray; Rosie Campbell

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 19 March 1919
NPG x151656

Henry de Bray; Rosie Campbell, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x151657

Henry de Bray; Rosie Campbell

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 19 March 1919
NPG x151657

Rosie Campbell; Henry de Bray, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x151658

Rosie Campbell; Henry de Bray

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 19 March 1919
NPG x151658

Henry de Bray; Rosie Campbell, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x151659

Henry de Bray; Rosie Campbell

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 19 March 1919
NPG x151659

Rosie Campbell; Henry de Bray in 'Going up', by Bassano Ltd - NPG x151660

Rosie Campbell; Henry de Bray in 'Going up'

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 19 March 1919
NPG x151660

Rosie Campbell; Henry de Bray, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x151661

Rosie Campbell; Henry de Bray

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 19 March 1919
NPG x151661

Henry de Bray; Rosie Campbell, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x151662

Henry de Bray; Rosie Campbell

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 19 March 1919
NPG x151662

Rosie Campbell, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x151663

Rosie Campbell

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 19 March 1919
NPG x151663

Rosie Campbell, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x151664

Rosie Campbell

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 19 March 1919
NPG x151664

Rosie Campbell, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x151665

Rosie Campbell

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 19 March 1919
NPG x151665

Madge Titheradge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x131618

Madge Titheradge

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 8 November 1919
NPG x131618

Victoria Marian Lorie; Madge Titheradge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x131619

Victoria Marian Lorie; Madge Titheradge

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 8 November 1919
NPG x131619

Sir Thomas Willes Chitty, 1st Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154291

Sir Thomas Willes Chitty, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 2 January 1919
NPG x154291

Sir Thomas Willes Chitty, 1st Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154292

Sir Thomas Willes Chitty, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 2 January 1919
NPG x154292

Sir Hugh William Orange, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154293

Sir Hugh William Orange

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 4 January 1919
NPG x154293

Sir Hugh William Orange, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154294

Sir Hugh William Orange

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 4 January 1919
NPG x154294

Francis Spurstow Miller, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154295

Francis Spurstow Miller

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 20 January 1919
NPG x154295

Francis Spurstow Miller, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154297

Francis Spurstow Miller

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 20 January 1919
NPG x154297