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Subject: Seminar on history of equestrian saddles

Seminar on history of equestrian saddles

From: Barbara Wills <bwills>
Date: Tuesday, September 3, 2002
Archaeological Leather Group Meeting
Saddlers Hall, 40 Gutter Lane, London EC2V 6BR
Oct 23, 2002

The Archaeological Leather Group is holding a One-Day Seminar called
'In the Saddle', exploring the history and evolution of equestrian
saddles in Europe.  Subjects range from Roman, through Anglo-Saxon
to Medieval and Stuart period saddles.  Presentations on the
development and history of the side-saddle, and the construction of
the modern riding-saddle follow.  The remarkable conservation of a
1549 saddle, now belonging to the Wallace Collection, will also be

Cost: 20 pounds sterling per head to include buffet lunch (ALG
members 16 pounds)

Please make cheques payable to 'Archaeological Leather Group' and
send, with details of name and address, to

    Roy Thomson, Treasurer
    c/o Leather Conservation Centre
    University College Campus
    Boughton Green Road
    Northampton NN2 7AN, UK.

If any further details required, please contact Mike Glasson
<leathermuseum [at] walsall__gov__uk>

Barbara Wills
Chair, Archaeological Leather Group

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