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Map Description
Historical Map of the Commerce of Christendom in the 16th Century.

Illustrating

- The main lines of trade - red

- The district of the Hanse and free German towns - striped red

- Antwerp and Bruges - the centers of the woolen manufacturing district and of the
  commerce of Christendom

Manufacturing Districts
Woolen - Blue
Supplied with wool from England, Spain and Hesse, and corn from France and the ports on
the Baltic - exporting woolen goods all over Christendom

Linen - Green
In close connection with the woolen

Silk - Yellow
In Italy, Sicily, Catalonia, Lyons etc. These districts supplied with woolen goods from the
north by Sea and by the overland commerce through Germany to Venice


Credits
University of Texas at Austin. From The Public Schools Historical Atlas edited by C. Colbeck, 1905.


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