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Bassano 1927


467 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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Sir George Henschel, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x21180

Sir George Henschel

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 29 April 1927
NPG x21180

Sir George Henschel, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x21181

Sir George Henschel

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 29 April 1927
NPG x21181

Mabel (née Leigh), Lady Cornwallis, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34957

Mabel (née Leigh), Lady Cornwallis

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 9 February 1927
NPG x34957

Mabel (née Leigh), Lady Cornwallis, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34958

Mabel (née Leigh), Lady Cornwallis

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 9 February 1927
NPG x34958

Mabel (née Leigh), Lady Cornwallis, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34959

Mabel (née Leigh), Lady Cornwallis

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 9 February 1927
NPG x34959

Samuel Clowes, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34960

Samuel Clowes

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 28 February 1927
NPG x34960

Samuel Clowes, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34961

Samuel Clowes

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 28 February 1927
NPG x34961

Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34962

Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 11 March 1927
NPG x34962

Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34963

Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 11 March 1927
NPG x34963

Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34964

Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 11 March 1927
NPG x34964

Sir Frank Bernard Sanderson, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34966

Sir Frank Bernard Sanderson

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 18 November 1927
NPG x34966

Edna Mosely (Mosley), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83805

Edna Mosely (Mosley)

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1927
NPG x83805

Sir Goronwy Owen, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83910

Sir Goronwy Owen

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 21 June 1927
NPG x83910

Sir Henry Robert Conway Dobbs, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x84084

Sir Henry Robert Conway Dobbs

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 24 October 1927
NPG x84084

Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x84094

Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 30 May 1927
NPG x84094

Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x84095

Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 30 May 1927
NPG x84095

Sir Robert Vaughan Gower, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x84266

Sir Robert Vaughan Gower

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1927
NPG x84266

Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x84311

Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1927
NPG x84311

Hon. Michael Claude Hamilton Bowes-Lyon, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x84360

Hon. Michael Claude Hamilton Bowes-Lyon

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 21 December 1927
NPG x84360