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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/1/1482

    A lucky calendar without a doubt,_may it // bring you GOOD LUCK day in and day out. Item

    1953-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts two cute black cats sat in a basket of heather. Caption at base
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat;basket of heather

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    A lucky calendar without a doubt,_may it // bring you GOOD LUCK day in and day out.
    caption

    card

    height;width
    173mm;135mm

    1411
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1483

    That Budgie talked too much! Item

    1955-
    A photographic image of a tabby cat standing on a table with an empty bird cage near by and feathers on the table. Humorous caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    painted
    bottom of image
    That Budgie talked too much!
    caption

    paper;card;fabric

    height;width
    135mm;175mm

    1412
    printed
    artist

    863
    1955
    previous number

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  • BAM/1/1484

    Oh go away - I'm too sleepy! Item

    1956-
    A photographic image of a tabby cat lying under the covers of a bed looking at a small mouse. Humorous caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    painted
    bottom of image
    Oh go away - I'm too sleepy!
    caption

    paper;card;fabric

    height;width
    135mm;175mm

    1413
    printed
    artist

    864
    1956
    previous number

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  • BAM/1/1485

    May it go off with a bang! Item

    1955-
    A photographic image of a tabby cat playing with a balloon. Humorous caption at base. A 1955 calendar is attached to one of the images.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    painted
    bottom of image
    May it go off with a bang!
    caption

    paper;card;fabric

    height;width
    135mm;175mm

    1414
    printed
    artist

    865
    previous number

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  • BAM/1/1486

    ON YOUR BiRTHDAY // MAT YOU Be eiTHER FLoaTiNG ON air... Item

    1960-1980
    Finished artwork and graphic for cover and interior of comic birthday card. Depicts naked woman floating on cover and swimming inside. Caption rerfers to floating on air or swimming in booze.
    greeting;birthday;comic
    product;image
    painting;graphic

    nude(f)

    complete


    painted
    below image
    ON YOUR BiRTHDAY // MAT YOU Be eiTHER FLoaTiNG ON air...
    caption;quotation;image content

    card;paint

    h x w;height;width
    238 x 112 mm;240 x 215 mm

    1415
    painted
    Bamforth and Co.
    publisher
    artist

    Bamforth system
    866
    35B/157
    assigned number

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  • BAM/1/1487

    Drat it - another one of those Darned Jets! Item

    1956-
    A photographic image of a tabby cat lying down watching a spinning wasp. Humorous caption at base. A 1956 calendar is attached to one of the images.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    painted
    bottom of image
    Drat it - another one of those Darned Jets!
    caption

    paper;card;fabric

    height;width
    200mm (with calendar);135mm;175mm

    1416
    printed
    artist

    867
    previous number

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  • BAM/1/1488

    A basketful of mischief! Item

    1956-
    Two finished photographic calendars. Image depicts a cute cat sat in a basket. Caption at base. One image has fabric loop for suspension, calendar attached to base, and SPECIMEN stamped on the reverse.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    A basketful of mischief!
    caption

    card;fabric

    height;width
    175mm (without calendar attachment);246mm (with calendar attachment);134mm

    1417
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1489

    WE'VE COME TO BRING YOU HAPPINESS!;With // Love;WE'VE COME TO BRING YOU HAPPINESS!;With // Love Item

    -
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts two cute black catslying over a present. Caption at base
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    printed;painted
    bottom of image;centre of image
    WE'VE COME TO BRING YOU HAPPINESS!;With // Love;WE'VE COME TO BRING YOU HAPPINESS!;With // Love
    caption;image content

    card

    height;width
    184mm;134mm

    1418
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1490

    HURRY UP MILKMAN - WE'RE HUNGRY! Item

    -
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts four cute cats looking over a fence. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    HURRY UP MILKMAN - WE'RE HUNGRY!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    134mm;176mm

    1419
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1491

    WISH THAT MILKMAN WOULD HURRY UP! Item

    1958-
    Two finished photographic calendars. Image depicts three cute cats sat on a windowsill. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    WISH THAT MILKMAN WOULD HURRY UP!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    134mm;180mm

    1420
    printed
    artist


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