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The Bourse Paris France
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Stock #: 87409
City: Paris
Country: France
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Bourse or Exchange was erected 1802 - 26, by order of Nepoleon, from designs by Brongniart of Labarre, and enlarged in 1890 to accommodate the growing needs o the community. It is built in imitation of the Temple of Vespasian in the Forum at Rome, and is surrounded by a series of sixty-six Corinthian columns 33 feet high. Here centres the financial life of France.