Spotlight On … Canes & Quivers.

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" text_font="Raleway||||" text_font_size="18" text_text_color="#d28d54" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Written by Graham Lampard. [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="justified" text_font="Raleway||||" text_font_size="16" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Why volunteer in a museum? Wonderful items, the possible back stories? Or simply the excitement of finding what is in that box! [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"…

Reflections on The Leather Industry Dinner

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="center" text_font="Raleway||||" text_font_size="16" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid" text_text_color="#d28d54"] Last week, the curator of the National Leather Collection - Philip Warner - took a selection of our leather treasures to the Leather Industry Dinner at Leathersellers' Hall, London. This blog is his reflection upon the modern…

Leather x Disney.

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="center" text_font="Raleway||||" text_font_size="18" text_text_color="#d28d54" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid" header_font="Raleway||||" header_font_size="40px"] Leather x Disney [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="center" text_font="Raleway||||" text_font_size="18" text_text_color="#d28d54" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Written by Victoria Green. [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="justified" text_font="Raleway Light||||" text_font_size="16" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] It is an undeniable fact that Mickey and…

Hide & Seek: the fur debate.

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_image admin_label="Image" src="http://nationalleathercollection.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-03-at-12.12.12.png" show_in_lightbox="off" url_new_window="off" use_overlay="off" animation="left" sticky="off" align="center" max_width="600px" force_fullwidth="off" always_center_on_mobile="on" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] [/et_pb_image][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="center" text_font="Arial||||" text_font_size="16" text_text_color="#d28d54" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Written by Lindsey Riley. [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row admin_label="Row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="justified" text_font="Arial||||" text_font_size="16" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Gucci’s president and CEO, Marco Bizzarri, has…

Spotlight On … George III’s toilet.

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" text_font="Raleway||||" text_font_size="18" text_text_color="#d28d54" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Written by Victoria Green. [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="justified" text_font="Raleway||||" text_font_size="16" text_text_color="#000000" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Known as the mad king who lost America and the posthumous star of an Alan Bennett play, King George III is an interesting…

Spotlight On … Pigeons in bras.

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" text_font="Raleway||||" text_font_size="20" text_text_color="#d28d54" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Written by Victoria Green. [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="justified" text_font="Raleway||||" text_font_size="16" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Pigeons get a pretty rough deal, let’s be honest. The common perception of the pigeon is that they are ‘sky-rats’, pests. They menace the…

Spotlight On … a Japanese WWII Map Case.

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" text_font="Raleway||||" text_font_size="20" text_text_color="#d28d54" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Written by Victoria Green. [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="justified" text_font="Raleway||||" text_font_size="16" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] WWI was considered to be the war to end war. Never had there been a conflict so destructive, with so many lives lost. The…

Leather at Lunchtime: Being Human Festival 2017

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" text_font="Raleway||||" text_font_size="18" text_text_color="#d28d54" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Written by Victoria Green. [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="justified" text_font="Raleway||||" text_font_size="16" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Last week was extraordinary for the National Leather Collection! Having been closed to the public for almost forty years, the museum welcomed the public…

Spotlight On … the M50.

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" text_font="Raleway||||" text_font_size="18" text_text_color="#d28d54" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Written by Victoria Green. [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row admin_label="Row"][et_pb_column type="1_4"][et_pb_image admin_label="Image" src="http://nationalleathercollection.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/G.jpg" show_in_lightbox="off" url_new_window="off" use_overlay="off" animation="left" sticky="off" align="right" max_width="100px" force_fullwidth="off" always_center_on_mobile="on" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] [/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type="3_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" text_font="Raleway||||" text_font_size="16" text_text_color="#d28d54" use_border_color="off"…
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