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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/1/12

    I'm ready when you are! Item

    1955-
    A photographic image of a seated dog holding its leash in its mouth. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;dog

    complete


    painted
    bottom of image
    I'm ready when you are!
    caption

    paper;card;fabric

    height;width
    175mm;135mm

    12
    printed
    artist

    5
    previous number

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  • BAM/1/13

    - IN THE DAYS TO COME - // May happiness for you abound, // With ever faithful friends around. Item

    1953-
    A photographic image of the head of a dog. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;dog

    complete


    typed
    bottom of image
    - IN THE DAYS TO COME - // May happiness for you abound, // With ever faithful friends around.
    caption

    paper;card;fabric

    height;width
    175mm;135mm

    13
    printed
    artist

    6
    previous number

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  • BAM/1/14

    Come-on I'm Ready! Item

    1956-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a dog holding some gloves and a cane. Caption at base. Image b has a fabric loop for suspension , a calendar attached to the base, and SPECIMEN stamped on the reverse. The dog is Kim, a Bamforth family pet
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    both Mr Bamforth and his daughter June Couch instantly recognised this as their dog Kim, 2010.
    animal;dog;clothing;gloves

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    Come-on I'm Ready!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    175mm;250mm (with calendar attachment);133mm

    14
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/15

    iT DoeSN'T SeeM VeRY LoNG Item

    1960-1980
    Finished artwork and graphic for cover and interior of comic birthday card. Depicts man using urinal. Caption jokes about length (lack of), and continues inside refering to time since last birthday.
    greeting;birthday;comic
    product;image
    painting;graphic

    urinal
    public toilet

    complete


    painted
    above image
    iT DoeSN'T SeeM VeRY LoNG
    caption;quotation;image content


    h x w
    237 x 112 mm;239 x 112 mm

    15
    painted
    Bamforth and Co.
    publisher
    artist

    Bamforth system
    7
    35B/161
    assigned number

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  • BAM/1/16

    With lots of // love and LUCK! Item

    1950-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a dog in a basket of heather. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute dog;heather

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    With lots of // love and LUCK!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    173mm;133mm

    16
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/17

    MAY FAITHFUL FRIENDS AND GOOD FORTUNE // BE EVER WITH YOU! Item

    1963-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a dog sat by a door. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;dog

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    MAY FAITHFUL FRIENDS AND GOOD FORTUNE // BE EVER WITH YOU!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    202mm;142mm

    17
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/18

    May faithful friends, happy days, // And fortune favour you always. Item

    1951-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a dog with some heather. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute dog;heather

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    May faithful friends, happy days, // And fortune favour you always.
    caption

    card

    height;width
    175mm;135mm

    18
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/19

    Presenting // RIN TIN TIN // THE // WONDER DOG;THIS IS MY FAVOURITE PROGRAMME!;Presenting // RIN TIN TIN // THE // WONDER DOG;THIS IS MY FAVOURITE PROGRAMME! Item

    -
    A photographic image of a seated dog watching an old fashioned television, which is showing the words 'Presenting RIN TIN TIN THE WONDER DOG' Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;dog;television

    complete


    painted;typed
    upper right corner, television screen;bottom of image
    Presenting // RIN TIN TIN // THE // WONDER DOG;THIS IS MY FAVOURITE PROGRAMME!;Presenting // RIN TIN TIN // THE // WONDER DOG;THIS IS MY FAVOURITE PROGRAMME!
    caption

    paper;card;fabric

    height;width
    190mm;140mm

    19
    printed
    artist

    8
    previous number

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  • BAM/1/20

    EVERYWOMAN's PROBLEMS;WE FEMALES CERTAINLY HAVE OUR PROBLEMS!;EVERYWOMAN's PROBLEMS;WE FEMALES CERTAINLY HAVE OUR PROBLEMS! Item

    -
    An image based on a photograph of a puppy looking out over the top of a womens book. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute dog

    complete


    painted;typed
    lower half & book;bottom of image
    EVERYWOMAN's PROBLEMS;WE FEMALES CERTAINLY HAVE OUR PROBLEMS!;EVERYWOMAN's PROBLEMS;WE FEMALES CERTAINLY HAVE OUR PROBLEMS!
    caption

    paper;card

    height;width
    185mm;135mm

    20
    artist

    9
    previous number

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  • BAM/1/21

    Well I'll be hanged, imagine // me on a calendar! Item

    1952-
    Photograhic image of a seated puppy with a bow wrapped around it'd neck. Humorous caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute dog

    complete


    written
    bottom of image
    Well I'll be hanged, imagine // me on a calendar!
    caption

    paper;card

    height;width
    175mm;135mm

    21
    printed
    artist

    10
    1952
    previous number

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