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The National Portrait Gallery in London has launched a series of weekly blogs from members of staff. One of the first deals with the Bassano studio. See: http://www.npg.org.uk/blog/bassano-the-man-himself.php It is written by photographs cataloguer, Constantia Nicolaides.  

ImageQueen Alexandra by Alexander Bassano, 5 May 1881, NPG x137324

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Comment by Terence Pepper on September 14, 2013 at 15:22

In the light of new research the display has been updated to show the original pose that the artist Alfred Leete adapted with the inclusion of a painted pointed arm to the head of Lord Kitchener to make the famous WW One recruiting image£ Your Country Needs YOU"

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