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Bassano 1944


395 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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Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72676

Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 17 July 1944
NPG x72676

(Edward) Langton Iliffe, 2nd Baron Iliffe, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72701

(Edward) Langton Iliffe, 2nd Baron Iliffe

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 14 August 1944
NPG x72701

Charles Ronald Driver; Anne Frances Driver (née Wilshaw), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72724

Charles Ronald Driver; Anne Frances Driver (née Wilshaw)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 14 September 1944
NPG x72724

Sir Charles Saumarez Daniel, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72749

Sir Charles Saumarez Daniel

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 28 October 1944
NPG x72749

Sir Charles Saumarez Daniel, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72750

Sir Charles Saumarez Daniel

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 28 October 1944
NPG x72750

Sir Charles Saumarez Daniel, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72751

Sir Charles Saumarez Daniel

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 28 October 1944
NPG x72751

Sir Charles Saumarez Daniel, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72752

Sir Charles Saumarez Daniel

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 28 October 1944
NPG x72752

Sir Charles Saumarez Daniel, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72753

Sir Charles Saumarez Daniel

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 28 October 1944
NPG x72753

Sir Charles Saumarez Daniel, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72754

Sir Charles Saumarez Daniel

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 28 October 1944
NPG x72754

Lady Isobel Blunt-Mackenzie (later Lady Isobel Linda), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72820

Lady Isobel Blunt-Mackenzie (later Lady Isobel Linda)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 30 November 1944
NPG x72820

Lady Isobel Blunt-Mackenzie (later Lady Isobel Linda), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72840

Lady Isobel Blunt-Mackenzie (later Lady Isobel Linda)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 5 December 1944
NPG x72840

Lady Isobel Blunt-Mackenzie (later Lady Isobel Linda), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72843

Lady Isobel Blunt-Mackenzie (later Lady Isobel Linda)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 5 December 1944
NPG x72843

City of London School sports team, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72850

City of London School sports team

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 18 December 1944
NPG x72850

Geoffrey Gay Shute, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x177341

Geoffrey Gay Shute

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 22 March 1944
NPG x177341

Molly Angela (née Cayzer), Lady Wyldbore-Smith, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x177342

Molly Angela (née Cayzer), Lady Wyldbore-Smith

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 31 March 1944
NPG x177342

Molly Angela (née Cayzer), Lady Wyldbore-Smith, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x177343

Molly Angela (née Cayzer), Lady Wyldbore-Smith

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 31 March 1944
NPG x177343

Molly Angela (née Cayzer), Lady Wyldbore-Smith, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x177344

Molly Angela (née Cayzer), Lady Wyldbore-Smith

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 31 March 1944
NPG x177344

William Dring, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x177354

William Dring

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 27 April 1944
NPG x177354

William Dring, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x177355

William Dring

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 27 April 1944
NPG x177355

William Dring, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x177356

William Dring

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 27 April 1944
NPG x177356