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Bassano 1925


602 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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John Baillie Ballantyne Dickson, copy by Bassano Ltd - NPG x123445

John Baillie Ballantyne Dickson

copy by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 7 December 1925 (circa 1900)
NPG x123445

Charles Edmund Gower, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x85754

Charles Edmund Gower

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1925
NPG x85754

B. Bradford; Marion Hamilton, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x37442

B. Bradford; Marion Hamilton

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 29 December 1925
NPG x37442

Marion Hamilton; B. Bradford, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x37441

Marion Hamilton; B. Bradford

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 29 December 1925
NPG x37441

B. Bradford; Marion Hamilton, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x37443

B. Bradford; Marion Hamilton

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 29 December 1925
NPG x37443

Sir Evelyn John Ruggles-Brise, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x22136

Sir Evelyn John Ruggles-Brise

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 13 August 1925
NPG x22136

Miss C. Beckenham, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x37440

Miss C. Beckenham

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate negative, 28 April 1925
NPG x37440

Constance Mary Barclay Jones, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x105338

Constance Mary Barclay Jones

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 2 January 1925
NPG x105338

Nigel Clinton Alers-Hankey, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x105354

Nigel Clinton Alers-Hankey

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 7 January 1925
NPG x105354

Lennox John Livingstone-Learmonth, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x105357

Lennox John Livingstone-Learmonth

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 8 January 1925
NPG x105357

Margaret Ethel (née Gordon), Lady Harlech, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x105365

Margaret Ethel (née Gordon), Lady Harlech

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass copy negative, 22 June 1925
NPG x105365

Margaret Ethel (née Gordon), Lady Harlech, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x105366

Margaret Ethel (née Gordon), Lady Harlech

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass copy negative, 22 June 1925
NPG x105366

George Ralph Charles Ormsby-Gore, 3rd Baron Harlech, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x105367

George Ralph Charles Ormsby-Gore, 3rd Baron Harlech

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass copy negative, 22 June 1925
NPG x105367

George Ralph Charles Ormsby-Gore, 3rd Baron Harlech, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x105368

George Ralph Charles Ormsby-Gore, 3rd Baron Harlech

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass copy negative, 22 June 1925
NPG x105368

Dame Louisa Innes Lumsden, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x105373

Dame Louisa Innes Lumsden

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 4 July 1925
NPG x105373

Count Victor Podoski, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x158405

Count Victor Podoski

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 16 March 1925
NPG x158405

Marquise Nora Vivien de Châteaubrun (née Lynch), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x158423

Marquise Nora Vivien de Châteaubrun (née Lynch)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 31 July 1925
NPG x158423

Marquise Nora Vivien de Châteaubrun (née Lynch), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x158424

Marquise Nora Vivien de Châteaubrun (née Lynch)

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 31 July 1925
NPG x158424

Baroness de Beck, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x158427

Baroness de Beck

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 22 December 1925
NPG x158427