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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/1/1462

    IF YOU'LL FIND US ROOM UPON YOUR WALL, // WE'LL TRY TO BRING GOOD LUCK TO ALL. Item

    1955-
    A photographic image of two black cats both wearing a bow. Caption at base. 1955 calender attached.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    typed
    bottom of image
    IF YOU'LL FIND US ROOM UPON YOUR WALL, // WE'LL TRY TO BRING GOOD LUCK TO ALL.
    caption

    card

    height;width
    240mm (with calender);175mm;135mm

    1391
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1463

    ASK ME IN, DON'T SEND ME AWAY, // AND I'LL BRING YOU GOOD LUCK EVERY DAY! Item

    -
    A photographic image of a black cat wearing a bow peeking around from behind a door. Caption at base
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    typed
    bottom of image
    ASK ME IN, DON'T SEND ME AWAY, // AND I'LL BRING YOU GOOD LUCK EVERY DAY!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    170mm;132mm

    1392
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1464

    WHaTHER OLD BiRTHDAY ANYWAY - YoU'LL SooN FoRGET YoUR AGE Item

    1960-1980
    Finished artwork and graphic for cover and interior of comic birthday card. Depicts naked woman with worried expression. Caption, suggests age will be forgotten once celebrations start.
    greeting;birthday;comic
    product;image
    painting;graphic


    complete


    painted
    around image
    WHaTHER OLD BiRTHDAY ANYWAY - YoU'LL SooN FoRGET YoUR AGE
    caption;quotation;image content

    card;paint

    h x w;height;width
    240 x 113 mm;236 x 112 mm

    1393
    painted
    Bamforth and Co.
    publisher
    artist

    Bamforth system
    846
    35/B/155
    assigned number

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  • BAM/1/1465

    HERE'S LOTS AND LOTS OF GOOD LUCK Item

    -
    A photographic image of a black cat wearing a bow with three small kittens also wearing bows. Caption at base
    unknown;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    typed
    bottom of image
    HERE'S LOTS AND LOTS OF GOOD LUCK
    caption

    card

    height;width
    175mm;132mm

    1394
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1466

    Just hang me up and you'll have luck // the whole year through! Item

    1950-
    A photographic image of a black cat wearing a bow around it's neck. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    typed
    bottom of image
    Just hang me up and you'll have luck // the whole year through!
    caption

    paper;card

    height;width
    175mm;135mm

    1395
    printed
    artist

    0
    1950;3630;1950;3630
    previous number

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  • BAM/1/1467

    GOOD LUCK never comes amiss, // That's the reason I'm sending this; // So don't let troubles worry you, // But Keep On Smiling whatever you do! Item

    1951-
    A photographic image of a black cat wearing a bow around it's neck with a paw resting on some heather. Caption at base.
    unknown;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    typed
    bottom of image
    GOOD LUCK never comes amiss, // That's the reason I'm sending this; // So don't let troubles worry you, // But Keep On Smiling whatever you do!
    caption

    paper;card

    height;width
    175mm;135mm

    1396
    printed
    artist

    849
    1951
    previous number

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  • BAM/1/1468

    Good Luck // IT'S SOMETHING WE ALL NEED TO-DAY // JUST TO HELP US ON OUR WAY! Item

    -
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a cute black cat sat in heather. Caption at base
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    Good Luck // IT'S SOMETHING WE ALL NEED TO-DAY // JUST TO HELP US ON OUR WAY!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    182mm;133mm

    1397
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1469

    Here's GOOD LUCK for you // RIGHT THROUGH THE CALENDAR Item

    1951-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a cute cat emerging from a tear in some paper. Caption at base
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    Here's GOOD LUCK for you // RIGHT THROUGH THE CALENDAR
    caption

    card

    height;width
    174mm;135mm

    1398
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1470

    JUST A SPOT OF LUCK // TO LAST THE WHOLE YEAR THROUGH. Item

    1955-
    A photographic image of a furry black cat wearing a bow around it's neck. Caption at base. On paper and backed onto card, fabric loop for hanging.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    typed
    bottom of image
    JUST A SPOT OF LUCK // TO LAST THE WHOLE YEAR THROUGH.
    caption

    paper;card;fabric

    height;width
    175mm;135mm

    1399
    printed
    artist

    0
    1955;4091;1955;4091
    previous number

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  • BAM/1/1471

    I'M SUPPOSED TO BRING GOOD LUCK. // IF YOU HAVE AN ODD CORNER // PLEASE HANG ME UP! Item

    1953-
    A photographic image of a furry black cat wearing a bow around it's neck sitting down. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    typed
    bottom of image
    I'M SUPPOSED TO BRING GOOD LUCK. // IF YOU HAVE AN ODD CORNER // PLEASE HANG ME UP!
    caption

    paper;card

    height;width
    175mm;135mm

    1400
    printed
    artist

    0
    1953;2607;2500;1953;2607;2500
    previous number

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