Search




Bamforth and Company Limited - original artwork
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.
  • BAM/1/92

    A MAN iS AS OLD AS HE FEELS... Item

    1960-1980
    Finished artwork and graphic for cover and interior of comic birthday card. Depicts revelling man. Caption about being as old as one feels.
    greeting;birthday;comic
    product;image
    painting;graphic


    complete


    painted
    above image
    A MAN iS AS OLD AS HE FEELS...
    caption;quotation;image content

    card;paint

    h x w
    244 x 113 mm;239 x 112 mm

    92
    painted
    Bamforth and Co.
    publisher
    artist

    Bamforth system
    29
    B/186
    assigned number

    View contents
  • BAM/1/93

    WELL I'LL BE HANGED, // I'M ON A CALENDAR! Item

    1956-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a baby smiling. Caption at base. Image b has fabric loop for suspension at top, and calendar attached to base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    baby

    complete


    printed
    bottom
    WELL I'LL BE HANGED, // I'M ON A CALENDAR!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    177mm;252mm (with calendar attachment);135mm

    93
    painted
    artist


    View contents
  • BAM/1/94

    If all grown ups were sensible, // And would try to smile like me - // They'd forget their cares and worries // And be as happy as could be Item

    1950-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a young child in a garden. Caption at base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    child

    complete


    printed
    bottom
    If all grown ups were sensible, // And would try to smile like me - // They'd forget their cares and worries // And be as happy as could be
    caption

    card

    height;width
    183mm;143mm

    94
    painted
    artist


    View contents
  • BAM/1/95

    These little ones have turned their backs // On the year thats gone, // They're on the road to sunshine, // And happy days to come! Item

    1950-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts three young children holding hands and walking down a road in the woods. Caption at base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    child
    woods

    complete


    printed
    bottom
    These little ones have turned their backs // On the year thats gone, // They're on the road to sunshine, // And happy days to come!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    175mm;134mm

    95
    painted
    artist


    View contents
  • BAM/1/96

    These little ones are walking out // Of the old year into the new, // We wish them happiness ahead // And also the same to you! Item

    1951-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts three young children holding hands and walking down a road. Caption at base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    child

    complete


    printed
    bottom
    These little ones are walking out // Of the old year into the new, // We wish them happiness ahead // And also the same to you!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    135mm;175mm

    96
    painted
    artist


    View contents
  • BAM/1/97

    Come on, Spot, you know what I mean, // We've got to start the New Year clean! Item

    1951-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a young child and a dog looking into a large container of water. Caption at base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;dog
    child

    complete


    printed
    bottom
    Come on, Spot, you know what I mean, // We've got to start the New Year clean!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    135mm;175mm

    97
    painted
    artist


    View contents
  • BAM/1/98

    HERE'S A LOAD OF SUNSHINE FOR YOU! Item

    1952-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a young child holding on to a wheelbarrow with five small puppies inside. Caption at base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;puppy;wheelbarrow
    child

    complete


    printed
    bottom
    HERE'S A LOAD OF SUNSHINE FOR YOU!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    135mm;175mm

    98
    painted
    artist


    View contents
  • BAM/1/99

    Everything in the garden's lovely! Item

    1951-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a young child sat in a deckchair. Caption at base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    deckchair
    child

    complete


    printed
    bottom
    Everything in the garden's lovely!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    135mm;175mm

    99
    painted
    artist


    View contents
  • BAM/1/100

    SORRY FIDO, BUT WE REALLY MUST // START THE NEW YEAR CLEAN! Item

    1952-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a naked young child puring water from a watering can onto a puppy. Caption at base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;puppy;watering can
    child

    complete


    printed
    bottom
    SORRY FIDO, BUT WE REALLY MUST // START THE NEW YEAR CLEAN!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    175mm;135mm

    100
    painted
    artist


    View contents
  • BAM/1/101

    THE WAY THESE HUMANS MAKE US SUFFER! Item

    1960-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a child and a boxer pup at a tea party. Caption at base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;puppy;teapot
    child

    complete


    printed
    bottom
    THE WAY THESE HUMANS MAKE US SUFFER!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    135mm;175mm

    101
    painted
    artist


    View contents