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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/1/32

    MAY HAPPINESS FOR YOU ABOUND // WITH EVER FAITHFUL FRIENDS AROUND! Item

    0-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a dog sat with her puppies. Caption at base. Image b has a fabric loop for suspension, and a calendar attached to the base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute dog

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    MAY HAPPINESS FOR YOU ABOUND // WITH EVER FAITHFUL FRIENDS AROUND!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    175mm;243mm (with calendar attachment);135mm

    32
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/33

    TO WISH YOU 365 LUCKY DAYS! Item

    1950-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts two cute dogs stood behind some heather. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute dog;heather

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    TO WISH YOU 365 LUCKY DAYS!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    183mm;135mm

    33
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/34

    A basketful of mischief! Item

    1955-
    Photograhic image of a group of four puppys in a basket. Caption at base. One image has fabric hanging and calender attached.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute dog

    complete


    typed
    bottom of image
    A basketful of mischief!
    caption

    paper;card;fabric

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

    34
    printed
    artist

    14
    1955
    previous number

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  • BAM/1/35

    EITHER THIS PRAM IS TOO SMALL OR WE ARE GROWING TOO FAST! Item

    -
    Photograhic image of two dogs in a pram. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute dog

    complete


    typed
    bottom of image
    EITHER THIS PRAM IS TOO SMALL OR WE ARE GROWING TOO FAST!
    caption

    paper;card

    height;width
    135mm;175mm

    35
    printed
    artist

    15
    previous number

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  • BAM/1/36

    A BARROW FULL OF MISCHIEF! Item

    1954-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts four dogs in a wheelbarrow. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute dog;wheelbarrow

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    A BARROW FULL OF MISCHIEF!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    134mm;173mm

    36
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/37

    MAY YOU LiVE AS LONG AS YOU WANT TO Item

    1960-1980
    Finished artwork and graphic for cover and interior of comic birthday card. Depicts tramp in patched clothes with a bird in a nest on top of his hat. Captions about living as long as wanted, and continues inside about wanting to as long as you live.
    greeting;birthday;comic
    product;image
    painting;graphic

    patched clothing;bird;nest;hat
    tramp

    complete


    painted
    next to image;on hat above brim
    MAY YOU LiVE AS LONG AS YOU WANT TO
    caption;quotation;image content

    card;paint

    h x w
    242 x 115 mm;235 x 106 mm

    37
    painted
    Bamforth and Co.
    publisher
    artist

    Bamforth system
    16
    B/181
    assigned number

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  • BAM/1/38

    WE DON'T WANT MUCH - JUST SPOIL US!;REDUCE TO // THIS SIZE;WE DON'T WANT MUCH - JUST SPOIL US!;REDUCE TO // THIS SIZE Item

    1960-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts two dogs. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute dog

    complete


    printed;handwritten
    bottom of image;left side of image
    WE DON'T WANT MUCH - JUST SPOIL US!;REDUCE TO // THIS SIZE;WE DON'T WANT MUCH - JUST SPOIL US!;REDUCE TO // THIS SIZE
    caption;notes

    card

    height;width
    134mm;180mm

    38
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/39

    PARISIENNE BEAUTIES! Item

    1962-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts two white poodles. Caption at base. Image a has a fabric loop for suspension, and a calendar attached to the base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute dog;poodle

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    PARISIENNE BEAUTIES!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    195mm;260mm (with calendar attachment);145mm

    39
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/40

    NOW - WE'LL BE FOR IT!;CONTACT PRINT;NOW - WE'LL BE FOR IT!;CONTACT PRINT Item

    1960-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts two cute dogs sat beside a torn up slipper. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute dog;footwear;slipper

    complete


    printed;handwritten
    bottom of image;top of image
    NOW - WE'LL BE FOR IT!;CONTACT PRINT;NOW - WE'LL BE FOR IT!;CONTACT PRINT
    caption;notes

    card

    height;width
    185mm;134mm

    40
    printed
    artist


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  • BAM/1/41

    NOT GUILTY YOUR HONOUR! Item

    -
    Photograhic image of two dogs looking out from behind a judge's bench. Caption at base.
    calendar;photographic
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;cute dog

    complete


    typed
    bottom of image
    NOT GUILTY YOUR HONOUR!
    caption

    paper;card

    height;width
    135mm;175mm

    41
    printed
    artist

    17
    previous number

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