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Bassano 1950


30 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 staff of Bassano Ltd, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x156435

The staff of Bassano Ltd

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 22 December 1950
NPG x156435

The staff of Bassano Ltd, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x156436

The staff of Bassano Ltd

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 22 December 1950
NPG x156436

The staff of Bassano Ltd, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x156437

The staff of Bassano Ltd

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 22 December 1950
NPG x156437

The staff of Bassano Ltd, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x156438

The staff of Bassano Ltd

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 22 December 1950
NPG x156438

Lucy Annie Middleton, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83768

Lucy Annie Middleton

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, circa 1950
NPG x83768

Henry George McGhee, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83820

Henry George McGhee

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, circa 1950
NPG x83820

Geoffrey Henry Cecil Bing, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83952

Geoffrey Henry Cecil Bing

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, circa 1950
NPG x83952

Austen Harry Albu, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83955

Austen Harry Albu

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1950
NPG x83955

Frank Collindridge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x84040

Frank Collindridge

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1950
NPG x84040

Stanley Norman Evans, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x84167

Stanley Norman Evans

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1950
NPG x84167