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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/1/82

    I'M READY - WHEN YOU ARE! Item

    1930-1970
    Finished artwork for a calendar based on a photograph. Image depicts a sat with its leash in it's mouth. Caption at base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;dog;leash

    complete


    printed
    bottom
    I'M READY - WHEN YOU ARE!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    186mm;135mm

    82
    painted
    Bamforth and Co.
    publisher
    Taylor
    Taylor, Arnold
    artist


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  • BAM/1/83

    SO THIS IS THE SCENT THE BOSS // ALWAYS USES!;White Label // SCOTCH // WHISKY // Dewar & Sons // PERTH;SO THIS IS THE SCENT THE BOSS // ALWAYS USES!;White Label // SCOTCH // WHISKY // Dewar & Sons // PERTH Item

    1930-1970
    Finished artwork for a calendar based on a photograph. Image depicts a dog licking the top of a whisky bottle. Caption at base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;dog;whisky

    complete


    printed;painted
    bottom;whisky bottle
    SO THIS IS THE SCENT THE BOSS // ALWAYS USES!;White Label // SCOTCH // WHISKY // Dewar & Sons // PERTH;SO THIS IS THE SCENT THE BOSS // ALWAYS USES!;White Label // SCOTCH // WHISKY // Dewar & Sons // PERTH
    caption;image content

    card

    height;width
    186mm;135mm

    83
    painted
    Bamforth and Co.
    publisher
    Taylor
    Taylor, Arnold
    artist


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  • BAM/1/84

    BLACK OR WHITE, RAIN OR SHINE, // WE'LL BRING YOU LUCK, // FOR AULD LANG SYNE! Item

    1958-
    Finished artwork for a calendar based on a photograph. Image depicts two dogs behind some heather. Caption at base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;puppy;heather

    complete


    printed
    bottom
    BLACK OR WHITE, RAIN OR SHINE, // WE'LL BRING YOU LUCK, // FOR AULD LANG SYNE!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    186mm;135mm

    84
    painted
    Bamforth and Co.
    publisher
    Taylor
    Taylor, Arnold
    artist


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  • BAM/1/85

    HERE'S LOTS OF GOOD LUCK // FOR YOU!;With lots of // love and LUCK!;HERE'S LOTS OF GOOD LUCK // FOR YOU!;With lots of // love and LUCK! Item

    1958-
    Finished artwork for a calendar based on a photograph. Image depicts a dog in a basket with some heather. Caption at base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;puppy;heather

    complete


    printed;painted
    bottom;basket
    HERE'S LOTS OF GOOD LUCK // FOR YOU!;With lots of // love and LUCK!;HERE'S LOTS OF GOOD LUCK // FOR YOU!;With lots of // love and LUCK!
    caption;image content

    card

    height;width
    186mm;135mm

    85
    painted
    Bamforth and Co.
    publisher
    Taylor
    Taylor, Arnold
    artist


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  • BAM/1/86

    The light in the eye, the smile on the face, // The mischief they carry on all round the place, // Make them so lovable and so dear, // To you and to me every day of the year! Item

    1950-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a baby. Caption at base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    baby

    complete


    printed
    bottom
    The light in the eye, the smile on the face, // The mischief they carry on all round the place, // Make them so lovable and so dear, // To you and to me every day of the year!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    183mm;143mm

    86
    painted
    artist


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  • BAM/1/87

    I LOVES TO VIEW - DO YOU? Item

    1955-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a baby watching a cowboy cartoon on TV. Caption at base. Image a has a fabric loop for suspension at top, and calendar attached to base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    television
    baby

    complete


    printed
    bottom
    I LOVES TO VIEW - DO YOU?
    caption

    card

    height;width
    135mm;212mm (with calendar attachment);175mm

    87
    painted
    artist


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  • BAM/1/88

    Why some folks keep on worryin' // Is really hard to see, // When laughing's just as easy // as falling off a tree! Item

    1950-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a toddler stood at a wooden fence. Caption at base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    toddler

    complete


    printed
    bottom
    Why some folks keep on worryin' // Is really hard to see, // When laughing's just as easy // as falling off a tree!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    183mm;143mm

    88
    painted
    artist


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  • BAM/1/89

    WE'VE BEEN IN LOTS OF MISCHIEF, WE'VE PLAYED SOME AWFUL PRANKS, // BUT IN CASE YOU CAN FORGIVE US, PLEASE ACCEPT OUR THANKS! Item

    -
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a young girl and a dog praying. Caption at base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;dog
    child

    complete


    printed
    bottom of image
    WE'VE BEEN IN LOTS OF MISCHIEF, WE'VE PLAYED SOME AWFUL PRANKS, // BUT IN CASE YOU CAN FORGIVE US, PLEASE ACCEPT OUR THANKS!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    135mm;175mm

    89
    printed


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  • BAM/1/90

    It's a Cert, so HAVE A GO and // risk your shirt! Item

    1951-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a small child sat on a horse. Caption at base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    animal;horse
    child

    complete


    printed
    bottom
    It's a Cert, so HAVE A GO and // risk your shirt!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    175mm;134mm

    90
    painted
    artist


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  • BAM/1/91

    BY GUM, I'VE GOT A TOOTH! // FETCH ME A STEAK! Item

    1952-
    Finished photographic calendar. Image depicts a baby wearing a bib with a plate in front of it. Caption at base.
    calendar;whimsical
    product;image
    printed card

    baby

    complete


    printed
    bottom
    BY GUM, I'VE GOT A TOOTH! // FETCH ME A STEAK!
    caption

    card

    height;width
    175mm;134mm

    91
    painted
    artist


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