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November 2018

The Origins of Leather

November 20 - November 22
National Leather Collection, Grosvenor Shopping Centre
Northampton, East Midlands NN1 2EW United Kingdom
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Where does leather come from? This is partly a question of history and geography: Northampton has historically been the centre of Britain’s leather trades, owing to its topography and location, and similar stories can be told all over the world. But it is also a question of the material’s origins in animal skin, and the complex processes that have to be carried out in order to make it usable as a material. These lunchtime events at the National Leather Collection…

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