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Fire completely destroys the Antwerp Bourse

Holland, Belgium, and Luxembourg, 1857, zoomable map
The three hundred year old Exchange building at the port of Antwerp in Belgium was completely destroyed by fire. All the archives of the Chamber of Commerce and those of most of the stockbroker organizations were lost. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Chronicles, The Annual Register or a View of the History and Politics of the Year 1858 (London: F. & J. Rivington, 1859), 132.


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