The Early Modern Commons

The Reverend's Big Blog of Leather

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A much more modern bucket

6 June 2018

We went on the Japanese mini submarine tour around Sydney Harbour last week, run by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. The tour included a visit to Fort Denison, in the Fort...

In case anyone’s wondering what I’ve been up to…

3 August 2017

… there’s an account over on the National Leather Collection blog. Filed under: Ancient, Copper/Bronze Age, Early Medieval, Early Modern, Late Medieval, Leather, Leather...

Hedeby Quiver – the finish

4 April 2017

  This part is really just a quick finish and review of the success or otherwise of the project. First the hanging straps – we know they are folded leather, sewn with a saddle...

Too good to not share…

25 March 2017

The Museum of London leather jerkin in close up photographs. Thanks to the Archaeological Leather Group for pointing it out. Filed under: Big Book of Leather Chapters, Clothing,...