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Bassano 1943


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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Robert Arthur Lytton, 3rd Earl of Balfour, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x85780

Robert Arthur Lytton, 3rd Earl of Balfour

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 21 July 1942
NPG x85780

Robert Arthur Lytton, 3rd Earl of Balfour, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x85246

Robert Arthur Lytton, 3rd Earl of Balfour

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 21 July 1942
NPG x85246

Hon. Barbara Buswell (née Fisher), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x178601

Hon. Barbara Buswell (née Fisher)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 23 January 1943
NPG x178601

Hon. Barbara Buswell (née Fisher), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x178602

Hon. Barbara Buswell (née Fisher)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 23 January 1943
NPG x178602

Hon. Barbara Buswell (née Fisher), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x178603

Hon. Barbara Buswell (née Fisher)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 23 January 1943
NPG x178603

Hon. Barbara Buswell (née Fisher), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x178604

Hon. Barbara Buswell (née Fisher)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 23 January 1943
NPG x178604

Hon. Barbara Buswell (née Fisher), by Bassano Ltd - NPG x178605

Hon. Barbara Buswell (née Fisher)

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 23 January 1943
NPG x178605

Walter Victor Hutchinson, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x178652

Walter Victor Hutchinson

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 1943
NPG x178652

Francis Richard Henry Penn Curzon, 5th Earl Howe, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x178718

Francis Richard Henry Penn Curzon, 5th Earl Howe

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 26 July 1943
NPG x178718

Francis Richard Henry Penn Curzon, 5th Earl Howe, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x178719

Francis Richard Henry Penn Curzon, 5th Earl Howe

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 26 July 1943
NPG x178719

Francis Richard Henry Penn Curzon, 5th Earl Howe, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x178720

Francis Richard Henry Penn Curzon, 5th Earl Howe

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 26 July 1943
NPG x178720

Wilfred Paling, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x178794

Wilfred Paling

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 22 September 1943
NPG x178794

Wilfred Paling, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x178795

Wilfred Paling

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 22 September 1943
NPG x178795

Rupert Arnold Brabner, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x178847

Rupert Arnold Brabner

by Bassano Ltd
quarter-plate glass negative, 29 November 1943
NPG x178847

Rupert Arnold Brabner, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x178848

Rupert Arnold Brabner

by Bassano Ltd
quarter-plate glass negative, 29 November 1943
NPG x178848

Rupert Arnold Brabner, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x178849

Rupert Arnold Brabner

by Bassano Ltd
quarter-plate glass negative, 29 November 1943
NPG x178849

Rupert Arnold Brabner, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x178850

Rupert Arnold Brabner

by Bassano Ltd
quarter-plate glass negative, 29 November 1943
NPG x178850

Rupert Arnold Brabner, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x178851

Rupert Arnold Brabner

by Bassano Ltd
quarter-plate glass negative, 29 November 1943
NPG x178851

Fedor Tarasovich Gusev, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83619

Fedor Tarasovich Gusev

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 8 October 1943
NPG x83619