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In he began to specialise in making lantern slides. Ltd’ started making silent monochrome films with the Riley Brothers of Bradford , West Yorkshire, who had been making films since James Bamforth’s expertise with lantern slides proved invaluable in the film making. They used a camera developed by Bradford cine inventor Cecil Wray. Though film production was restarted in it was again stopped in , when the film production was changed to the new named ‘Holmfirth Producing Company, which quickly moved operations to London.
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Moderator: MichaelDay. ProLight Style by Ian Bradley. Privacy Terms. Welcome to the postcard. You’ll need to register to post but this only takes a few seconds and gives you access to more of the features and options available. I assume the design of the back is some indication. However of more interest is the picture’s message, is this some sort of topical or political comment of the time?
It strikes me as a little unusual although I think it is a reasonably common PC. This link should take you to the front of the card and then you will also see the reverse on an adjacent image.
Saucy Postcards: The Bamforth Collection
Material relating to all aspects of the output of Bamforth and Co Limited of Holmfirth, including published products and production materials. Products include postcards, greeting cards, lantern slides, photographs and calendars. Production materials include original artwork, printed proofs and photographic negatives. Also publicity material and general business archive papers.
In addition there is an archive of research by Jack Sammons, paperwork from Holmfirth Postcard Museum, paperwork from Major Scherer, collection documentation, paperwork and general correspondence. Please note that the majority of this collection is uncatalogued and very limited information is available.
Probably Bamforth was the first one who employed life models for slides. probably made by Bamforth of Holmfirth, Yorkshire, UK and is dating from the company began to produce photographic postcards, initially from the.
Life Model Slides. By this we mean the photographic slides on which costumed actors are posed in scenes or on locations to illustrate songs, moral tales, sentimental stories, narratives or other texts. Like the film the models are placed against an actual scene or a painted set. Various stage props would be placed around the actors to complete the scene. In particular, organisations like the temperance movement, the Band of Hope and the Salvation Army used the slides extensively to convert a mass audience.
The slides were also used in religious services as an illustration for a narrative interlarded with hymns. Often the words of the song would be flashed on the screen so that the audience could join in, accompanied by the harmonium or the piano. The slides were often sold in boxes, along with a booklet from which the story or verse was read aloud.
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Organisation: Bamforth & Co., slide manufacturer
Saucy Postcards: The Bamforth Collection celebrates the golden age of comic postcards. It is a fascinating glimpse of post-war liberalisation, and a colourful celebration of timeless British humour. These cheeky designs became synonymous with the English seaside resorts where they were sold, but were exported all over the world. After WW2, Bamforth artists began to satirise the classic comic archetypes that still resonate today – henpecked husbands, naughty nurses and randy milkmen.
Contemporary concerns ranging from the contraceptive pill to the Space Race also received the irreverent Bamforth treatment.
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On 1st September , at least a decade after Germany and other European countries had allowed it, the Post Office permitted cards published and sold privately and commercially to be sent through the post with a postage stamp affixed. Prior to that date, cards could only be mailed in a containing envelope. Initially cards sold in Britain were imported from Europe, since only European publishers had the experience and the printing technology.
British importers quickly commissioned cards with British words and scenes. Some cards of British actors and actresses were printed in Europe, mainly Germany, before the turn of the century. Produced in Berlin. This same card, also numbered , was published by Rotophot, known to have been active by Up to , the back of the card had no dividing line, and could carry only the address. Some cards allowed a little space for writing on the front, but others did not, and recipients had either to guess the sender, or recognise the handwriting.
Messages such as “See you next Wednesday” or “Love to all” had to be squeezed in around the margin, or even on the lighter coloured parts of the photographs. White dresses, bare arms and decolletages were especially subject to these intrusions. Early cards were usually produced without numbers. In an unnumbered portrait of Isabel Jay as Patience was issued by Rotary.
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Mercury have exclusive rights to reprint these iconic saucy seaside Postcards.
Material relating to all aspects of the output of Bamforth and Co Limited of Products include postcards, greeting cards, lantern slides, photographs and calendars. The ‘Patriot’ and ‘Patriot Lovers’ series both date to the First World War, and.
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With poignant photographs, verses and sentiments, these postcards were either sent to soldiers at the front by families and sweethearts or offered news from the front and a line to father from servicemen abroad. Read more Read less. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Register a free business account.