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Bassano 1899


307 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 Archibald Hunter, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x128024

Sir Archibald Hunter

by Alexander Bassano
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 1899
NPG x128024

Sir John Luther Vaughan, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x30251

Sir John Luther Vaughan

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1899
NPG x30251

Sir John Luther Vaughan, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x30252

Sir John Luther Vaughan

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1899
NPG x30252

Sir John Luther Vaughan, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x30253

Sir John Luther Vaughan

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1899
NPG x30253

Sir John Luther Vaughan, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x30254

Sir John Luther Vaughan

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1899
NPG x30254

Sir John Luther Vaughan, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x30255

Sir John Luther Vaughan

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1899
NPG x30255

Sir John Luther Vaughan, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x30256

Sir John Luther Vaughan

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1899
NPG x30256

Arthur John Galpin, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x30540

Arthur John Galpin

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, circa 1899
NPG x30540

Arthur John Galpin, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x30541

Arthur John Galpin

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, circa 1899
NPG x30541

Arthur John Galpin, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x30542

Arthur John Galpin

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, circa 1899
NPG x30542

Arthur John Galpin, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x30543

Arthur John Galpin

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, circa 1899
NPG x30543

Sir Frederick Ripley, 1st Bt, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x30694

Sir Frederick Ripley, 1st Bt

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1899
NPG x30694

Sir Frederick Ripley, 1st Bt, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x30695

Sir Frederick Ripley, 1st Bt

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1899
NPG x30695

Sir Frederick Ripley, 1st Bt, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x30696

Sir Frederick Ripley, 1st Bt

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1899
NPG x30696

Sir Frederick Ripley, 1st Bt, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x30697

Sir Frederick Ripley, 1st Bt

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1899
NPG x30697

Sir Frederick Ripley, 1st Bt, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x30698

Sir Frederick Ripley, 1st Bt

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1899
NPG x30698

Luke Harrison Blakeston, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x31386

Luke Harrison Blakeston

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1899
NPG x31386

Luke Harrison Blakeston, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x31389

Luke Harrison Blakeston

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1899
NPG x31389

John Bingley Barraclough, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x31446

John Bingley Barraclough

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, circa 1899
NPG x31446

Vincent G. Borradaile, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x31448

Vincent G. Borradaile

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, circa 1899
NPG x31448