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Subject: Course on leather

Course on leather

From: Yvette A. Fletcher <lcc<-at->
Date: Thursday, November 28, 2013
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

"Understanding Leather: From Tannery to Collection"
The Leather Conservation Centre and
Northampton University Institute of Creative Leather Technologies
The University of Northampton
Boughton Green Road
Northampton NN2 7AN
Monday-Friday 9-13 June 2014

5 days CPD training for Conservators (10 participants only)

Main subject headings

    Understanding Leather

    Understanding the threats to the preservation of leather in your

Participants: 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.

Cost: UKP395 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

Lab coats, gloves, boots and other necessary PPE will be provided

Please note the course does not cover conservation treatments or

For information on CPD course on conservation of leather please


The Leather Conservation Centre, University Campus,
Boughton Green Road
Northampton NN2 7AN
+44 1604 719766

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