Enigma of Japanese Leather

Tuesday 19th September 2017
10.30am – 4.30pm

Leathersellers’ Hall, 7 St Helen’s Place, London EC3A 6AB

10.30 Registration and Coffee
11.00-11.10 Introduction to the day – Mike Redwood
11.10-11.30 The Science of Leathering – Tony Covington
11.30-12.50 The Enigma of Japanese Leather: A Comparative Historical Approach to Japanese ‘White’ Leather – Yuko Nishimura and Shoji Nobi plus short video
12.50-13.00 Round up of morning session/Questions
13.00-14.00 Lunch break
14.00-14.15 The History of Brain Tannage in the Americas – Theresa Kamper (video presentation)
14.15-14.35 Decorated Leather on Japanese Arms and Armour, Ian Bottomley, tbc
14.40-15.00 The Technology of Tanning with Oil — Dr. Peter Laight, The Identity Store
14.55 – 15.05 Round up of afternoon session/Questions
15.05-15.30 Tea break
15.30-16.30 View and Discuss Artefacts – brought by Yuko Nishimura and Shoji Nobi


For further information or to book your place for the seminar please visit: www.archleathgrp.org.uk/Enigma2.htm

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