Saturday, October 15, 2011
United Kingdom - England - Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City (1)
Greetings from Liverpool.
Sent by Lyn, a postcrosser from Merseyside, England.
The city and port of Liverpool are exceptional testimony to the development of maritime mercantile culture in the 18th and 19th centuries, and played an important role in the growth of the British Empire. Liverpool is an outstanding example of a world mercantile port city, which represents the early development of global trading and cultural connections throughout the British Empire. The city was also a major centre generating innovative technologies and methods in dock construction and port management in the 18th and 19th centuries.