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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/1/1472

    This lucky cat to you I'm sending, // And may your luck be never-ending Item

    1950-
    A photographic image of a furry black cat wearing a bow around it's neck sitting down in heather. Caption at base. On paper and backed onto card.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    painted
    bottom of image
    This lucky cat to you I'm sending, // And may your luck be never-ending
    caption

    paper;card

    height;width
    175mm;135mm

    1401
    printed
    artist

    0
    1950;3302;3580;1950;3302;3580
    previous number

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  • BAM/1/1473

    HERE'S A LITTLE BLACK CAT ALL ON ITS OWN. // IT WILL BRING YOU GOOD LUCK, // IF YOU'LL FIND IT A HOME. Item

    -
    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
    HERE'S A LITTLE BLACK CAT ALL ON ITS OWN. // IT WILL BRING YOU GOOD LUCK, // IF YOU'LL FIND IT A HOME.
    caption

    paper;card

    height;width
    175mm;135mm

    1402
    printed
    artist

    858
    5f
    previous number

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  • BAM/1/1474

    A CALENDAR FULL FOR GOOD LUCK // FOR YOU! Item

    1956-
    A photographic image of the top of a black cat wearing a bow around it's neck. Caption at base. One image with calendar, two without.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    typed
    bottom of image
    A CALENDAR FULL FOR GOOD LUCK // FOR YOU!
    caption

    paper;card;fabric

    height;width
    242mm (with calendar);175mm (without);135mm

    1403
    printed
    artist

    859
    1956
    previous number

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  • BAM/1/1475

    BAN BIRTHDAYS Item

    1960-1980
    Finished artwork and graphic for cover and interior of comic birthday card. Depicts man carrying placard which declares ban birthdays.
    greeting;birthday;comic
    product;image
    painting;graphic

    placard

    complete


    painted
    across banner
    BAN BIRTHDAYS
    caption;quotation;image content


    h x w;height;width
    241 x 114 mm;239 x 111 mm

    1404
    painted
    Bamforth and Co.
    publisher
    artist

    Bamforth system
    860
    35/B/156
    assigned number

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  • BAM/1/1476

    A LITTLE BLACK CAT IS NOTHING NEW // BUT I HOPE THIS BRINGS GOOD LUCK TO YOU! Item

    1952-
    A photographic image of the top 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
    A LITTLE BLACK CAT IS NOTHING NEW // BUT I HOPE THIS BRINGS GOOD LUCK TO YOU!
    caption

    paper;card;fabric

    height;width
    175mm;135mm

    1405
    printed
    artist

    861
    1952
    previous number

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  • BAM/1/1477

    HERE'S A BLACK CAT TO BRING YOU // GOOD LUCK! Item

    -
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a cute black cat sat with a bow round it's neck. Caption at base
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    HERE'S A BLACK CAT TO BRING YOU // GOOD LUCK!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    182mm;131mm

    1406
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1478

    TO BRING YOU A YEAR OF GOOD LUCK! Item

    1954-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a cute black cat with heather. Caption at base
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    TO BRING YOU A YEAR OF GOOD LUCK!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    174mm;135mm

    1407
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1479

    IF BLACK CATS ARE LUCKY, KITTENS MUST BE TOO, // SO HERE IS A CALENDAR WITH LOTS OF LUCK FOR YOU! Item

    1956-
    A photographic image of a black cat and two kittens lying down, each wearing a bow around it's neck. Caption at base. Both images have a 1956 calendar attached.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    typed
    bottom of image
    IF BLACK CATS ARE LUCKY, KITTENS MUST BE TOO, // SO HERE IS A CALENDAR WITH LOTS OF LUCK FOR YOU!
    caption

    paper;card;fabric

    height;width
    200mm (with calendar);135mm (without);175mm

    1408
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1480

    HERE'S A LITTLE BLACK KITTEN FOR YOU, // HE'LL BRING YOU LUCK, SO KEEP HIM DO! Item

    -
    A photographic image of a black cat lying down on some heather, wearing a bow around it's neck. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    typed
    bottom of image
    HERE'S A LITTLE BLACK KITTEN FOR YOU, // HE'LL BRING YOU LUCK, SO KEEP HIM DO!
    caption

    paper;card;fabric

    height;width
    135mm;175mm

    1409
    printed
    artist

    862
    previous number

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  • BAM/1/1481

    Hang us up and we'll try to bring // GOOD LUCK to you in everything Item

    1954-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts two cute black cats, one sitting and one lying. Caption at base
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    Hang us up and we'll try to bring // GOOD LUCK to you in everything
    caption

    card

    height;width
    173mm;134mm

    1410
    printed
    artist


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