Making glue from hides

  • Workers preparing glue by melting unused hides in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers preparing glue by melting unused hides in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers boil unused hides for two days to make glue in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers boil unused hides for two days to make glue in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A worker pouring melted hide for drying as part of a process to make glue in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A worker pouring melted hide for drying as part of a process to make glue in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A worker pouring melted hide for drying as part of a process to make glue in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A worker pouring melted hide for drying as part of a process to make glue in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A worker checks a container for holes in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh where they prepare glue from melted hides. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A worker checks a container for holes in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh where they prepare glue from melted hides. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Unused hides are preserved in soaked limestone water as part of a process to make glue in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Unused hides are preserved in soaked limestone water as part of a process to make glue in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Unused hides are kept for drying as part of a process to make glue in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Unused hides are kept for drying as part of a process to make glue in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Unused hides are kept for drying as part of a process to make glue in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Unused hides are kept for drying as part of a process to make glue in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi