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Machines Turn Hides Into High Grade Leather

A look at the preparation of leather for export.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 28 | Year : 1949 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Men pushing large trolleys of hides into freezer room. Hides put through rollers and tanned, split, shaved, toggled. Men and women working on machinery. Dial measuring. Packing leather into crates, shipping destinations printed on side; London, New York. Woman sitting on circular seat putting on gloves with leather goods on display.
Access No. 43522 | 1 min 45 secs | 1940s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |