Paris stock exchange

Stephen recalls a scene that Joyce undoubtedly experienced in Paris: the crush of stockbrokers and visitors in the "Paris stock exchange" or Bourse (now known as Euronext Paris), which is located in the Palais Brongniart, a 19th century copy of the "temple" of Vespasian in Rome.

JH 2012

The Bourse sketched in Albert Ellery Berg, The Universal Self-Instructor, 1883. Source: etc.usf.edu/clipart.

The interior: Jules Pelcoq, The Corbeille at the Bourse of Paris, 1873, in the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris. Source: www.1st-art-gallery.com.

Close-up view of the parquet, from an illustration in The Ilustrated London News of June 17, 1854, photographed by seriykotic1970. Source: www.flickr.com/photos/seriykotik.