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Account of tanning dog and cat skins by John Beale

Reference number: EL/B1/50

Date: 1660s

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The account is extracted from a longer paper
Beale provides details about the tanning process and then how to make the skins white for gloves

Reference number
EL/B1/50
Earliest possible date
1660s
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

John Beale

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John Beale, Account of tanning dog and cat skins by John Beale, 1660s, EL/B1/50, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_b1_50/account-of-tanning-dog-and-cat-skins-by-john-beale, accessed on 25 February 2024

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