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Knaresborough. Mason's Sheep Skin Works

Knaresborough. Mason's Sheep Skin Works
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Price:  £6.99

Reference:  BU04904AA4

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Photographs can be supplied as A4 or A3 prints or as digital copies, which will be sent by email.

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James Mason, Sheep Skin Rug Manufacturer, Bridge Mills, Waterside, Knaresborough

Lewis Outing emails [2006/7]:
This was my grandfather's sheep-skin works, located on the Waterside, Knaresborough. His name was James Mason. After his death in 1956, the business was run by my mother until its closure in 1965.
Edwin Mitchell is pictured in the photograph.
After being stretched out, an alum mixture was applied to the skins. This took one layer of the skin away (it is shown on the floor), making the skin into leather. Depending on the thickness of the skins, approximately ten could be treated in this way in one day

All orders will be dispatched within 3 working days

Free postage and packing on all photograph orders


As items such as maps and photographs are made to your order, e.g. print size, number, we cannot accept returns if such goods conform to your order and the order confirmation unless they are damaged.