Details of a public consultation on the future of Walsall Leather Museum, an award winning and important resource and one of the few leather museums of the world.
The use of vegetable tanned leather in precious early leather bound books and how they were kept in chained libraries.
The story of the Metta Catharina and her cargo of Russian leather which came to be found in Plymouth Sound. The qualities of this ancient leather and where it can be seen today.
A brief look at the career of Colin Jones; vegetable leather tanner and educator who would be pleased to see the resurgence in vegetable tanning.
The wonderful leather finds from the Tudor ship – The Mary Rose