Re: Historical referances.
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Chris Nickel"
> Does anyone happen to have the URL for Marc's webpage?Since you asked :)
> Or any webpages dealing with medieval leather work for that matter.
The base page is: http://www.personal.utulsa.edu/~marc-carlson/
The leather working page (such as it is) is:
compilation of Cuir Bouilli stuff is part 2.
- --- In email@example.com, "Marc Carlson"
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Chris Nickel"matter.
> <cnickel1@a...> wrote:
> > Does anyone happen to have the URL for Marc's webpage?
> > Or any webpages dealing with medieval leather work for that
> 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.
- cnickel1@... wrote:
> So,Waterer, John William: Leather and the Warrior : an Account of the
> Does anyone have any historical references for the existence of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.
> Chris Nickel
> Tolerant enough to listen
> Intolerant enough to question
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.
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.