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From: Dave Rossiter <>
Subject: [Lon] Re: Floor Cloth Trowler
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2001 16:10:03 +0000
Perhaps - and this is only a thought - he was involved with the production
of what is now called Linoleum - a floor covering made from a loose weave
hessian covered with a linseed oil and something mixture. Before more
recent production methods I suspect the mixture would need to be spread on
the hessian backing by hand - hence 'Trowling'.
As I say, just a thought...