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