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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/1/1492

    I'LL GET HIM WHEN IT STRIKES TWELVE! Item

    1956-
    Two finished photographic calendars. Image depicts a cute cat sat looking at a cuckoo clock. Caption at base. One image has fabric loop for suspension and calendar attached to base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat;cuckoo clock

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    I'LL GET HIM WHEN IT STRIKES TWELVE!
    caption

    card;fabric

    height;width
    175mm (without calendar attachment);244mm (with calendar attachment);134mm

    1421
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1493

    I'M READY FOR A GAME! Item

    -
    Two finished photographic calendars. Image depicts a cute cat leaning onto a ball. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat;ball

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    I'M READY FOR A GAME!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    180mm;134mm

    1422
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1494

    MAY YOU HAVE A YEAR OF FUN! Item

    1957-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a cute cat pawing a ball. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat;ball

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    MAY YOU HAVE A YEAR OF FUN!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    184mm;134mm

    1423
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1495

    HULLO THERE! CHEERY GREETINGS! Item

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

    animal;cute cat;barrel

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    HULLO THERE! CHEERY GREETINGS!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    182mm;134mm

    1424
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1496

    WE'RE TRYING TO KEEP OUT OF MISCHIEF! Item

    1960-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts two cute cats sat in a basket. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat;basket

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    WE'RE TRYING TO KEEP OUT OF MISCHIEF!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    182mm;134mm

    1425
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1497

    BiRTHDAY GREETINGS // TO SOMEONE WHO IS NOT;SEX MAD;BiRTHDAY GREETINGS // TO SOMEONE WHO IS NOT;SEX MAD Item

    1960-1980
    Finished artwork and graphic for cover and interior of comic birthday card. Depicts woman holding sign stating 'sex mad'. Caption refers to her as someone who is not.
    greeting;birthday;comic
    product;image
    painting;graphic

    hat

    complete


    painted
    above and around image image;over body
    BiRTHDAY GREETINGS // TO SOMEONE WHO IS NOT;SEX MAD;BiRTHDAY GREETINGS // TO SOMEONE WHO IS NOT;SEX MAD
    caption;quotation;image content

    card;paint

    h x w;height;width
    240 x 113 mm;237 x 115 mm

    1426
    painted
    Bamforth and Co.
    publisher
    artist

    Bamforth system
    868
    35/B/158
    assigned number

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  • BAM/1/1498

    TO WISH YOU LOTS OF HAPPINESS! Item

    1959-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts two cute cats sat in a basket. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat;basket

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    TO WISH YOU LOTS OF HAPPINESS!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    182mm;133mm

    1427
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1499

    WAIT UNTIL HE'S NOT LOOKING! Item

    -
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts two cute cats looking at a fish in a basket. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat;fish

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    WAIT UNTIL HE'S NOT LOOKING!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    134mm;182mm

    1428
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1500

    I'M JUST GOING TO DIAL THE MILKMAN! Item

    1962-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a cute cat sat with a telephone. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat;telephone

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    I'M JUST GOING TO DIAL THE MILKMAN!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    145mm;195mm

    1429
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/1501

    TWO FLUFFY KITTENS, FULL OF FUN, IT'S CLEAR, // MAY YOUR LIFE BE JUST AS CAREFREE // THROUGHOUT THE COMING YEAR! Item

    -
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts two cute cats. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute cat

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    TWO FLUFFY KITTENS, FULL OF FUN, IT'S CLEAR, // MAY YOUR LIFE BE JUST AS CAREFREE // THROUGHOUT THE COMING YEAR!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    134mm;177mm

    1430
    printed
    artist


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