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EIBENSTOCK

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Originally appearing in Volume V09, Page 131 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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EIBENSTOCK, a town of Germany, in the kingdom of Saxony, near the Mulde, on the borders of Bohemia, 17 M. by rail S.S.E. of Zwickau. Pop. (1905) 7460. It is a principal seat of the tambour °mbroidery which was introduced in 1775 by Clara Angerma„n. It possesses chemical and tobacco manufactories, and tin and iron works. It has also a large cattle market. Eibenstock, together with Schwarzenberg, was acquired by purchase in 1533 by Saxony and was granted municipal rights in the following year.
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