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Re: [BKARTS] rabbit skin books!



Hi a friend and I were taking bookbinding classes with Hubert Leur in
Ottawa, and I remember Kay using fish skin in a binding for a book for her
son who was working with the Fisheries Department on the west coast.
Regards, Alice

v. alice hughes
Argosy Books in Ottawa

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Bettinson" <paul.bettinson@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, October 08, 2005 6:02 AM
Subject: [BKARTS] rabbit skin books!


> Hi all,
>  I intend to write a short text about the use of animal "materials" in
book
> making.
>
> Yes, I realise that this could be a shocking read, like when rat skin was
> mentioned on this List a while ago!
>
> However, I am very much interested in communicating the seriousness of the
> history of book making with regard to animal 'materials'.
>
> This text is to provide students (aged 16 up) with follow up information
> after we were discussing rabbit skin as the sizing properties of painters'
> canvases, calf, sheep and goat skins for parchment material.....
>  I would very much appreciate more informed information about this
> topic.....
>  Also, where there have be bans on materials used etc?...
>
> Be great to get information, links, sources etc!..
>  regards
>  --
> Paul Bettinson
> http://ncfab.org
> Postboks 4703 Sofienberg
> 0506 Oslo
> Norway
> Tel: 0047 99534993
>
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