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Bourse Collection

"The Bourse: A Historical Hub of Global Trade and Finance" Step into the past and explore the captivating world of bourses, where fortunes were made

Background imageBourse Collection: The old trading floor of the London Stock Exchange, before Big Bang, City of London

The old trading floor of the London Stock Exchange, before Big Bang, City of London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageBourse Collection: New York Stock Exchange

New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America, North America

Background imageBourse Collection: Place de la Bourse, Boulevard Anspach, Brussels, Belgium

Place de la Bourse, Boulevard Anspach, Brussels, Belgium
Place de la Bourse and Boulevard Anspach, Brussels, Belgium. Date: circa 1910

Background imageBourse Collection: Royal Exchange (Original

Royal Exchange (Original
Inspired by the bourse at Antwerp, Thomas Gresham built the first Royal Exchange at Cornhill, City of London; it was destroyed in the Fire of London, 1666

Background imageBourse Collection: The Stock Exchange, City of London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

The Stock Exchange, City of London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageBourse Collection: Paris Stamp Market

Paris Stamp Market
LA BOURSE AUX TIMBRES-POSTE The stamp market in the Champs Elysees, Paris

Background imageBourse Collection: Swiss burger woman from the mid 16th century, holding a chalice. From a coloured pen and ink drawing

Swiss burger woman from the mid 16th century, holding a chalice. From a coloured pen and ink drawing
FLO4644196 Swiss burger woman from the mid 16th century, holding a chalice. From a coloured pen and ink drawing, probably for a stainless-glass coat of arms

Background imageBourse Collection: Demolition of houses in Rue de la pierre qui Rage, Marseille

Demolition of houses in Rue de la pierre qui Rage, Marseille
Demolition of a street of old houses on Rue de la pierre qui Rage, set behind the Bourse in Marseille, France. The Palais de la Bourse is situated on the Canebiere

Background imageBourse Collection: Economy. Thomas Gresham and the queen Elisabeth inaugurate the London Stock Exchange, 1571

Economy. Thomas Gresham and the queen Elisabeth inaugurate the London Stock Exchange, 1571
3433716 Economy. Thomas Gresham and the queen Elisabeth inaugurate the London Stock Exchange, 1571. Imagery, France, c.1900 (print); (add.info.: Economie. Imagerie, France, debut 20eme. Coll. Part)

Background imageBourse Collection: Stockbrokers basket trading in the French Stock Exchange, 19th century

Stockbrokers basket trading in the French Stock Exchange, 19th century, from L'Univers Illustre pub. 1867
3506130 Stockbrokers basket trading in the French Stock Exchange, 19th century, from L'Univers Illustre pub. 1867; (add.info.: Stockbrokers basket trading in the French Stock Exchange)

Background imageBourse Collection: Craftswoman from Nuremberg with purse in the form of a castle with little man looking out

Craftswoman from Nuremberg with purse in the form of a castle with little man looking out
FLO4644302 Craftswoman from Nuremberg with purse in the form of a castle with little man looking out, and woman from Cologne in golden girdle with bouquet of flowers, late 16th century

Background imageBourse Collection: The Fish market and bourse (weighing house), Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Fish market and bourse (weighing house), Amsterdam, Netherlands
3586577 The Fish market and bourse (weighing house), Amsterdam, Netherlands; (add.info.: Photomechanical print dated to 1900, depicting the Fish market and bourse (weighing house)

Background imageBourse Collection: La Bourse - Le Palais Brongniart in ' Book Paris-Instantanee'

La Bourse - Le Palais Brongniart in " Book Paris-Instantanee", photo album in Heliotypie around 1890 - A
JEB4831035 La Bourse - Le Palais Brongniart in " Book Paris-Instantanee", photo album in Heliotypie around 1890 - A

Background imageBourse Collection: Grand Festival of the Municipality and Royal Academy of Antwerp: restoration of the Old Bourse

Grand Festival of the Municipality and Royal Academy of Antwerp: restoration of the Old Bourse, 1864 Creator: Unknown
Grand Festival of the Municipality and Royal Academy of Antwerp: temporary restoration of the Old Bourse during the fair, 1864

Background imageBourse Collection: Illumination of the Bourse, at Paris, in Honour of the Birth of the Prince Imperial, 1856

Illumination of the Bourse, at Paris, in Honour of the Birth of the Prince Imperial, 1856. Creator: Unknown
Illumination of the Bourse, at Paris, in Honour of the Birth of the Prince Imperial, 1856. The illuminations on Sunday night were the most general that have been seen in Paris for years

Background imageBourse Collection: Projet de statues pour orner le Péristile de la Bourse, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier

Projet de statues pour orner le Péristile de la Bourse, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier
Projet de statues pour orner le Peristile de la Bourse, 19th century. Design for statues to ornament the peristyle of the Stock Exchange

Background imageBourse Collection: Une Panique a la Bourse, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier

Une Panique a la Bourse, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier
Une Panique a la Bourse, 19th century. Panic at the stock exchange. C'est en vain qu'on offre des actions, tout le monde sort d'en prendre

Background imageBourse Collection: Homage to Stanley; Fete given in Honour of the Explorer at the Bourse, Brussels, 1890

Homage to Stanley; Fete given in Honour of the Explorer at the Bourse, Brussels, 1890. Creator: Unknown
Homage to Stanley; Fete given in Honour of the Explorer at the Bourse, Brussels, 1890. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 41. January to June, 1890

Background imageBourse Collection: The Stock Exchange under construction, c1820. Creator: Etienne Bouhot

The Stock Exchange under construction, c1820. Creator: Etienne Bouhot
The Stock Exchange under construction, c1820

Background imageBourse Collection: The Walls of Jericho, Garrick Theatre, London

The Walls of Jericho, Garrick Theatre, London
The Walls of Jericho, a satirical comedy by Alfred Sutro, at the Garrick Theatre, London, starring Arthur Bourchier as Samson. 1904

Background imageBourse Collection: Trieste, Italy - Tergesteo and the Old Stock Exchange

Trieste, Italy - Tergesteo and the Old Stock Exchange
Trieste, the capital city of the Friuli Venezia Giulia region in northeast Italy - Tergesteo and the Old Stock Exchange Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBourse Collection: La Bourse, Brussels, Belgium

La Bourse, Brussels, Belgium

Background imageBourse Collection: Stock Exchange, St Petersburg

Stock Exchange, St Petersburg
3785587 Stock Exchange, St Petersburg; (add.info.: Stock Exchange, St Petersburg, Russia. C. 1913.); Lebrecht History

Background imageBourse Collection: Pierre de Rieux, lord of Rochefort 1389-1439. Handcoloured lithograph after a portrait in Roger de

Pierre de Rieux, lord of Rochefort 1389-1439. Handcoloured lithograph after a portrait in Roger de Gaignieres portfolio
FLO4570632 Pierre de Rieux, lord of Rochefort 1389-1439. Handcoloured lithograph after a portrait in Roger de Gaignieres portfolio VI 136 from Le Bibliophile Jacob aka Paul Lacroix's Costumes

Background imageBourse Collection: The Bourse, Brussels, Belgium

The Bourse, Brussels, Belgium Date: late 19th century

Background imageBourse Collection: The Bourse, Brussels, Victorian period

The Bourse, Brussels, Victorian period Date: late 19th century

Background imageBourse Collection: Bourse Palace, Paris, France

Bourse Palace, Paris, France Date: late 19th century

Background imageBourse Collection: The Bourse, Paris, Victorian period

The Bourse, Paris, Victorian period Date: late 19th century

Background imageBourse Collection: La Bourse, Paris, France, early 1900s

La Bourse, Paris, France, early 1900s Date: circa 1900s

Background imageBourse Collection: A Cotton Office in New Orleans, 1873 (oil on canvas)

A Cotton Office in New Orleans, 1873 (oil on canvas)
JLJ4663512 A Cotton Office in New Orleans, 1873 (oil on canvas) by Degas, Edgar (1834-1917); 73x92 cm; Musee des Beaux-Arts, Pau, France; (add.info.: A Cotton Office in New Orleans, 1873)

Background imageBourse Collection: Facade de l ancien theatre du Vaudeville, construit en 1827 sur la place de la Bourse pour les

Facade de l ancien theatre du Vaudeville, construit en 1827 sur la place de la Bourse pour les Nouveautes
6005593 Facade de l ancien theatre du Vaudeville, construit en 1827 sur la place de la Bourse pour les Nouveautes, occupe ensuite pendant quelques annees par l Opera-Comique

Background imageBourse Collection: The Bourse at Antwerp recently destroyed by Fire (engraving)

The Bourse at Antwerp recently destroyed by Fire (engraving)
1619254 The Bourse at Antwerp recently destroyed by Fire (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Bourse at Antwerp recently destroyed by Fire)

Background imageBourse Collection: Queen Wilhelminas Accession, the Fete at Scheveningen (engraving)

Queen Wilhelminas Accession, the Fete at Scheveningen (engraving)
1063767 Queen Wilhelminas Accession, the Fete at Scheveningen (engraving) by French School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Queen Wilhelminas Accession, the Fete at Scheveningen)

Background imageBourse Collection: Waterfront view, Nantes, La Bourse, France

Waterfront view, Nantes, La Bourse, France
Vintage 19th century photograph: waterfront view, Nantes, La Bourse, France

Background imageBourse Collection: The Bourse, Brussels (b / w photo)

The Bourse, Brussels (b / w photo)
3102020 The Bourse, Brussels (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Bourse, Brussels)

Background imageBourse Collection: The Bourse (Stock Exchange) at Alexandria, Egypt, illuminated to celebrate

The Bourse (Stock Exchange) at Alexandria, Egypt, illuminated to celebrate the anniversary of Fuad Is ascension as Sultan Of Egypt in 1917. Date: 1918

Background imageBourse Collection: Paris Bourse, France c. 1890s with hackney carriages

Paris Bourse, France c. 1890s with hackney carriages
Paris Bourse, France c.1890s with hackney carriages - stock exchange

Background imageBourse Collection: Illumination of the Bourse, at Paris, in Honour of the Birth of the Prince Imperial (engraving)

Illumination of the Bourse, at Paris, in Honour of the Birth of the Prince Imperial (engraving)
1608649 Illumination of the Bourse, at Paris, in Honour of the Birth of the Prince Imperial (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Illumination of the Bourse)

Background imageBourse Collection: The Inside View of the Royal Exchange, London (colour engraving)

The Inside View of the Royal Exchange, London (colour engraving)
CHT169633 The Inside View of the Royal Exchange, London (colour engraving) by Bowles, Thomas (c.1712-53); Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France; eArchives Charmet; English, out of copyright

Background imageBourse Collection: Marseilles (engraving)

Marseilles (engraving)
3654194 Marseilles (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Marseilles. Illustration for The Imperial Gazetteer, A General Dictionary of Geography (Blackie)

Background imageBourse Collection: The Bourse, St Petersburg (engraving)

The Bourse, St Petersburg (engraving)
2793495 The Bourse, St Petersburg (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Bourse, St Petersburg. Illustration for The Penny Magazine, 30 November 1835)

Background imageBourse Collection: Antwerp, time of St Ignatius (engraving)

Antwerp, time of St Ignatius (engraving)
3635463 Antwerp, time of St Ignatius (engraving) by Brewer, Henry William (fl.1858-d.1903); Private Collection; (add.info.: Antwerp, time of St Ignatius)

Background imageBourse Collection: The Bourse (Or Exchange), Paris (b / w photo)

The Bourse (Or Exchange), Paris (b / w photo)
3102015 The Bourse (Or Exchange), Paris (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Bourse (Or Exchange), Paris

Background imageBourse Collection: Conversion of the French Five Per Centsrentes, Excitement at the Bourse (engraving)

Conversion of the French Five Per Centsrentes, Excitement at the Bourse (engraving)
1607376 Conversion of the French Five Per Centsrentes, Excitement at the Bourse (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageBourse Collection: An artists wanderings, at Marseilles (colour litho)

An artists wanderings, at Marseilles (colour litho)
959148 An artists wanderings, at Marseilles (colour litho) by May, Phil (1864-1903); Private Collection; (add.info.: An artists wanderings, at Marseilles)

Background imageBourse Collection: Sketches of the Paris Bourse (engraving)

Sketches of the Paris Bourse (engraving)
1610904 Sketches of the Paris Bourse (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Sketches of the Paris Bourse)

Background imageBourse Collection: La Greve des Terrassiers, Les abords de la Bourse du travail, le 28 juillet

La Greve des Terrassiers, Les abords de la Bourse du travail, le 28 juillet, rue du Louvre (engraving)
3623945 La Greve des Terrassiers, Les abords de la Bourse du travail, le 28 juillet, rue du Louvre (engraving) by French School

Background imageBourse Collection: Portraits at the Bourse or 'A la Bourse'

Portraits at the Bourse or "A la Bourse"
JLJ4567868 Portraits at the Bourse or " A la Bourse" : representation by Ernest May (1845-1925), financier and collector. Painting by Edgar Degas (1834-1917). 1878-1879. Dim: 1.00 x 0.82 m




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"The Bourse: A Historical Hub of Global Trade and Finance" Step into the past and explore the captivating world of bourses, where fortunes were made, stocks exchanged hands, and economic powerhouses emerged. From the old trading floor of the London Stock Exchange to the iconic New York Stock Exchange, these bourses have shaped financial landscapes across continents. In the heart of City of London, England's bustling capital, lies The Stock Exchange - a symbol of British economic might. Before Big Bang revolutionized trading practices in 1986, this historic institution witnessed countless transactions that fueled global commerce. Across Europe, Brussels boasts its own architectural marvels like Place de la Bourse on Boulevard Anspach. Here stands a testament to Belgium's financial prowess with its grandeur attracting traders from far and wide. Meanwhile, Paris showcases its stamp market as an integral part of La Bourse - a hub for collectors seeking rare treasures. In addition to this vibrant marketplace is Bourse Palace; an opulent structure that epitomizes French elegance while serving as a center for financial activities. Traveling back in time to Victorian-era Brussels or Paris reveals how their respective bourses flourished during this period. These historical snapshots capture not only architectural beauty but also highlight how trade evolved amidst changing times. Delving deeper into Parisian history takes us to early 1900s when La Bourse thrived amid bustling streets filled with life and commerce. This era witnessed significant growth in France's economy as businesses flocked to this vibrant cityscape. Beyond grand buildings and bustling markets lie stories hidden within demolished houses along Rue de la pierre qui Rage in Marseille. As these structures fell victim to progress, they remind us that change is inevitable even within the realm of finance. From London's Royal Exchange (Original) to The Bourse in Brussels and Paris' various iterations throughout history – each location carries unique tales etched into their walls.