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Bamforth and Company Limited Collection
Material relating to all aspects of the output of Bamforth and Co Limited of Holmfirth, including published products and production materials. Products include postcards, greeting cards, lantern slides, photographs and calendars. Production materials include original artwork, printed proofs and photographic negatives. Also publicity material and general business archive papers. In addition there is an archive of research by Jack Sammons, paperwork from Holmfirth Postcard Museum, paperwork from Major Scherer, collection documentation, paperwork and general correspondence.

Please note that the majority of this collection is uncatalogued and very limited information is available. If you have specific queries about this collection, please contact Kirklees Museums in the first instance tolson.museum@kirklees.gov.uk.
This collection is owned by Kirklees Museums and Heritage Quay provides storage and some limited public access. Tolson Museum has provided a limited amount of catalogue data covering the original artwork created by Bamforth & Co only. The remainder of the collection is uncatalogued and public access may be restricted, although Heritage Quay will make reasonable endeavours to assist those who want to use the collection.

Disclaimer: The primary artworks reflect the attitudes, perspectives, and beliefs of different times. Some of the designs of this period, including those created by black, Asian and minority ethnic or female artists, feature words, phrases, "dialect" portrayals and artistic depictions that can be considered offensive and demeaning. The University of Huddersfield does not endorse the views expressed in such designs, but is presenting this aspect of UK history in order to enable hidden narratives to be uncovered and to strengthen the coverage of under-represented or hidden narratives or unheard/disregarded voices.
  • BAM/1

    Bamforth and Company Limited - original artwork Series

    1905-1980
    Original artwork created by Bamforth and Company Limited.

    This catalogue data was created by Kirklees Museums and Galleries.

    Disclaimer: These primary artworks reflect the attitudes, perspectives, and beliefs of different times. Some of the designs of this period, including those created by black, Asian and minority ethnic or female artists, feature words, phrases, "dialect" portrayals and artistic depictions that can be considered offensive and demeaning. The University of Huddersfield does not endorse the views expressed in such designs, but is presenting this aspect of UK history in order to enable hidden narratives to be uncovered and to strengthen the coverage of under-represented or hidden narratives or unheard/disregarded voices.
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