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Organisation: Bamforth & Co., slide manufacturer

Historical details of this organisation
Full name
Bamforth & Co.
Short name
Bamforth & Co.
Known activities
Known date(s)
Activity
1900s-1910s
slide manufacturer
1900s-1910s
slide wholesaler
c.1903-1987
postcard publisher
Date of foundation
1900s
Date of winding-up
1987
Main period and nation of relevant activity
1880s-1910s, England
Related organisations

took over business of James Bamforth, 1900s

People linked to this organisation

BAMFORTH, Derek  (1919-2010) – director, 1980s-1987

BAMFORTH, Edwin  (1877-1939) – director, dates unknown

BAMFORTH, Frank  (1872-1947) – employee, dates unknown

BAMFORTH, Harry  (1867-1930) – employee, dates unknown

BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911) – owner/proprietor, 1900s

BAMFORTH, Jane  (1878-1963) – employee, dates unknown

TEMPEST, Douglas  (1887-1954) – employee, 1912-1954

WINTERMANN, Clemens  (c.1875-1962) – employee, 1911

References
Bamforth's Life Model lantern slides in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 16
A brief history of Bamforth & Co. Ltd. in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 12
Frederick Alderson, The comic postcard in English life (Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1970)
John Jones, Four Bamforth studio plates in NMLJ 3.1 (February 1984), p. 18
John Jones, Four Bamforth studio plates in NMLJ 3.1 (February 1984)
Tony Dugdale, Introduction and editorial in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 1
Robert McMillan, James Bamforth in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), pp. 12-15
Robert McMillan, James Bamforth in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979)
Nancy A. Bergh and Margaret L. Bergh, The live model illustrated song American style in NMLJ 2.3 (January 1983), pp. 3-8
Philip Reynolds, Sentiment to order in Harmsworth Magazine
Lucerna ID 1000402

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 August 2014

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