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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

Known locations
Known date(s)
Connection
Location
1910-unknown
branch office
1914-unknown
branch office
1917-unknown
branch office
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, 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
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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