Tanning from Diderot’s Encyclopedia 1769

Another great image from Jon Townsend. Hide tanning in 1769

Sifting The Past

Tanning Diderot 1769From the Encyclopedia of Sciences, Arts and Trades, Diderot and D’Alembert

And you thought you had a tough job.

Detail: workshop, work bench, hides, tanning, tanners, windows, open fire, grill, mules (shoes)

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archaeologist, archer, primitive technologist, and wannabee musician ... mostly
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