The Palais de la Bourse is one of the most perfect examples of Second Empire style architecture to be found in France. Pascal Coste (1787-1879), its architect, considered it to be the masterpiece of his career.
Thanks to its age and particular responsibilities and duties, the Marseille Provence Chamber of Commerce has built up and conserved priceless historical archives which it has made accessible to researchers since 1913. One of its objectives has been to illustrate Marseille’s maritime, commercial and industrial past. Whether humble or prestigious, these testimonies to an illustrious [...]