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Bassano 1924


447 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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The Wild family, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x85762

The Wild family

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 27 August 1924
NPG x85762

Griselda Joynson-Hicks, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x85782

Griselda Joynson-Hicks

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1924
NPG x85782

Sir Arthur Cory-Wright, 2nd Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34205

Sir Arthur Cory-Wright, 2nd Bt

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 1924
NPG x34205

Vernon Hartshorn, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34206

Vernon Hartshorn

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 14 January 1924
NPG x34206

Sir John Cecil Power, 1st Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34207

Sir John Cecil Power, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 15 January 1924
NPG x34207

Sir John Cecil Power, 1st Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34208

Sir John Cecil Power, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 15 January 1924
NPG x34208

Thomas Scott Dickson, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34209

Thomas Scott Dickson

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 1 March 1924
NPG x34209

John Frederick Loverseed, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34210

John Frederick Loverseed

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 11 March 1924
NPG x34210

Frank Theodore Woods, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34211

Frank Theodore Woods

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 5 May 1924
NPG x34211

Dame (Emma) Maud McCarthy, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34212

Dame (Emma) Maud McCarthy

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 1924
NPG x34212

Frederick Caesar Linfield, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34213

Frederick Caesar Linfield

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 7 June 1924
NPG x34213

John Henry Hayes, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34230

John Henry Hayes

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 10 October 1924
NPG x34230

Mary (née Holden), Lady Lowe, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34231

Mary (née Holden), Lady Lowe

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 4 November 1924
NPG x34231

Sir Coleridge Arthur Fitzroy Kennard, 1st Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x74731

Sir Coleridge Arthur Fitzroy Kennard, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 19 November 1924
NPG x74731

Sir Coleridge Arthur Fitzroy Kennard, 1st Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x74732

Sir Coleridge Arthur Fitzroy Kennard, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 19 November 1924
NPG x74732

Ivy Muriel (née Dundas), Lady Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x74733

Ivy Muriel (née Dundas), Lady Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 20 November 1924
NPG x74733

Ivy Muriel (née Dundas), Lady Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x74734

Ivy Muriel (née Dundas), Lady Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 20 November 1924
NPG x74734

Theodora Mary (née Hickling), Lady Maxwell, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x156443

Theodora Mary (née Hickling), Lady Maxwell

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 15 February 1924
NPG x156443