1935 Print Hair Steer Tannery Leather Bath Cow Clothing Hide Lime Industry FZ2


This is an original 1935 halftone print of men giving steer hides baths in lime. This soak helps their hair come off easily in the de-hairing machine. The caption writes, "The hides are tied together in bunches of seventy-five, plopped into the lime bath, soaked, and hauled out."


This 76+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 5.5 inches; 15 x 14 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Tanning, Tannery, Workers, Job