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British Industrial History

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Henry Reid and Son

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1929. British Industries Fair catalogue.

of Canmore Works, Dunfermline, Scotland. Telephone: Dunfermline 1. Cables: "Reidson, Dunfermline"

  • 1929 British Industries Fair Advert as Linen Damask Manufacturers of all Household Linens. Damask Tablecloths and Napkins, Coloured Table Sets, Damask Bordered Huckaback** Hemstitched Towels, Cotton Tablecloths, Napkins, Loom Damasks, Crested Linens for Hotels, Steamships and Railways. Beautiful Designs. Member of Dunfermline Linen Manufacturers. (Textiles and Clothing Section - Stand No. T.30) [1]
  • Note: **
    • Huckaback - A coarse linen or cotton with raised surface, used for towels, etc. (Origin unknown)

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Sources of Information

  1. 1929 British Industries Fair Advert 194B; and p142
  • Chambers English Dictionary