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Re: Historical referances.

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  • Marc Carlson
    ... Since you asked :) The base page is: http://www.personal.utulsa.edu/~marc-carlson/ The leather working page (such as it is) is:
    Message 1 of 6 , Jun 6, 2003
      --- In medieval-leather@yahoogroups.com, "Chris Nickel"
      <cnickel1@a...> wrote:
      > Does anyone happen to have the URL for Marc's webpage?
      > Or any webpages dealing with medieval leather work for that matter.

      Since you asked :)

      The base page is: http://www.personal.utulsa.edu/~marc-carlson/

      The leather working page (such as it is) is:
      http://www.personal.utulsa.edu/~marc-carlson/leather/leath.html The
      compilation of Cuir Bouilli stuff is part 2.

      Marc
    • Chris Nickel
      ... matter. ... Thanks
      Message 2 of 6 , Jun 6, 2003
        --- In medieval-leather@yahoogroups.com, "Marc Carlson"
        <marccarlson20@h...> wrote:
        > --- In medieval-leather@yahoogroups.com, "Chris Nickel"
        > <cnickel1@a...> wrote:
        > > Does anyone happen to have the URL for Marc's webpage?
        > > Or any webpages dealing with medieval leather work for that
        matter.
        >
        > Since you asked :)
        >
        > The base page is: http://www.personal.utulsa.edu/~marc-carlson/
        >
        > The leather working page (such as it is) is:
        > http://www.personal.utulsa.edu/~marc-carlson/leather/leath.html The
        > compilation of Cuir Bouilli stuff is part 2.
        >
        > Marc
        Thanks
      • rmhowe
        ... Waterer, John William: Leather and the Warrior : an Account of the Importance of Leather to the Fighting Man from the Time of the Ancient Greeks to World
        Message 3 of 6 , Jun 25, 2003
          cnickel1@... wrote:
          > So,
          > Does anyone have any historical references for the existence of
          > leather armour or whips during (or before) the middle ages?
          > Say around 600 to 1000 A.D.
          > Thanks
          > Chris Nickel
          > cnickel1@...
          > Tolerant enough to listen
          > Intolerant enough to question


          Waterer, John William: Leather and the Warrior : an Account of the
          Importance of Leather to the Fighting Man from the
          Time of the Ancient Greeks to World War II
          ISBN 0 9504182 1 8 Museum of Leathercraft, Bridgestreet,
          Northampton, Eng. Issue Price £25.00
          USUALLY ONLY AVAILABLE THROUGH ENGLISH BOOKSELLERS.
          Try http://www.internetbookshop.co.uk/

          Waterer, John W.: Leatherwork in: Roman Crafts by Donald Strong
          and David Brown is an accumulation of articles by specialists
          in various fields. ISBN 0 7156 0781 2. Published 1976 by
          Gerald Duckworth and Company, Ltd., The Old Piano Factory,
          43 Gloucester Crescent, London NW1. pp 178-93. Has the
          Newstead Horse Mask, leather shield cover, various
          closeups and plans of shoes (including pierced work),
          leather bikini bottom, Roman tents, and the Roman Saddle
          from Valkenburg, Netherlands. Seven good Roman shoes
          are shown with a number of sole configurations also.
          Discussions of stitching, coloring, tanning etc.
          are included. A mention was made of the inablility of
          alum tanned leather to withstand immersion or long burial,
          stating that it was however used for sails, the Roman
          word for alum (tawing) being aluta.

          Magnus
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