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Course on leather

From: Yvette A. Fletcher <lcc<-at->
Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2013
"Understanding Leather: From the Tannery to the Collection"
The University of Northampton
Boughton Green Road
Northampton NN2 7AN

Monday - Friday 9-13 September 2013

5 days CPD training for Conservators (10 participants only) run by
The Leather Conservation Centre and The Institute of Creative
Leather Technologies at University of Northampton


    Understanding Leather

    Understanding the threats to the preservation of leather in your

This course is aimed at conservators wishing to understand (a) the
leather making process and (b) common deterioration problems found
in historic leather objects.

The course will be a mixture of theory and practical (tanning
processes, handling leathers and examining deterioration problems).

Participants will each tan and finish a goat hide.

Please note the course does not cover conservation treatments or
techniques (please visit the West Dean website
<URL:> for information on CPD course on
conservation of leather).

Cost:  UKP495 tuition only.

Accommodation may be available on campus.

NB The course will not run with less than 10 participants.

For further information or to book a place on this course please

    Yvette Fletcher
    Head of Conservation
    The Leather Conservation Centre

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:6
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Received on Wednesday, 17 July, 2013

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