Hides

Hides

With an appropriate prologue by the always accurate professor Xoán Carmona Badía, a new jewel is given to us by Claudio Otero Eiriz, the great connoisseur of the Galician tanning industry.

Pola’s salted fish warehouse

Pola’s salted fish warehouse

The old salted fish warehouse known as “Pola’s”, built around 1870 by José Moreu Teixidor in the small port of Quilmas, is a beautiful example of the conservation and reuse of our industrial heritage.

Nadal 2020 (o ano do cometa)

Nadal 2020 (o ano do cometa)

Nestes tempos -como noutro calqueira- non hai mellor que unha boa lectura! Cos mellores desexos, hoxe e sempre!

Luis Rei and the maritime culture

Luis Rei and the maritime culture

We incorporated into our library an essential work on Luis Rei, who worked tirelessly for the benefit of our maritime and river heritage. Our gratitude and recognition to those who made it possible: Culturmar, Emilio Xosé Ínsua, Francisco Fernández Rei,

Domus Zúñiga Collections

Domus Zúñiga Collections

Thanks to the kind mediation of Lino Pazos Pérez, Alberto Martínez Pintos and I were able to enjoy the splendid collections that the indefatigable Luis Losada Barquero treasures in Pontevedra’s “Domus Zúñiga”. A collector and restorer of recognised prestige in

PATRIF

PATRIF

We are pleased to announce the beginning of the collaboration with “Industrial Heritage of Manufacturing” (PATRIF), a Working Group of the “Manufacturing Engineering Society” (SIF). It was created in 2013 and formed by a group of its partners, whose mission

Nova Ardentía

Nova Ardentía

Hosted by Francisco Fernández Rei and Emilio Xosé Ínsua López, the 12th issue of Nova Ardentía, the Galician Magazine of Maritime and River Culture published by Culturmar, was presented yesterday in Cambados. Next Thursday, the 27th, the presentation will take

O Son’s Salting Industry

O Son’s Salting Industry

The researcher Santiago Llovo presents his new work, this time on the salting industry in O Son

Miguel Rumbao’s Tanning Mill

Miguel Rumbao’s Tanning Mill

The tanning factory managed by Miguel Rumbao Fajalde in 1900 in Vilaboa (Santo Estevo de Allariz) was refurbished and its new life as a home will recall its industrial history.

A Pinguela’s Tanning Mill

A Pinguela’s Tanning Mill

Since 1935, the tanning factory of Manuel Sáez Gómez dominates a meander of the Cabe River in A Pinguela (Monforte de Lemos). Beyond the tiring museums, a complex that deserves an updated rehabilitation and reuse, the best guarantee for the