1935 Print Tannery Skin Flesh Steer Cow Hide Workers Machinery Bath Bovine FZ2


This is an original 1935 halftone print of workers removing the flesh off of cow hides. The caption writes, "Part of this job is done by machinery, but finishing touches are still hand-given. You take a big two-handled knife and simply scrape. To this wet and stinking job the workers have apparently become inured."


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 5.75 inches; 15 x 15 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, Hide , clothing, leather