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Background imageInvestment Collection: The new Oriental Bank and Share-Market, Bombay, 1865. Creator: Unknown

The new Oriental Bank and Share-Market, Bombay, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The new Oriental Bank and Share-Market, Bombay, 1865. The style of architecture is Italian; but, while the lower portion is wholly built of stone and rusticated

Background imageInvestment Collection: The Valparaiso and Santiago Railway: the Maquis Viaduct, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

The Valparaiso and Santiago Railway: the Maquis Viaduct, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
The Valparaiso and Santiago Railway: the Maquis Viaduct, 1864. Engraving from a drawing by Mr. Boulet, of...one of the highest railways in the world

Background imageInvestment Collection: Kerbstone stockbrokers in New York, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

Kerbstone stockbrokers in New York, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
Kerbstone stockbrokers in New York, 1864. The prevailing mania just now in the city of New York is that of gambling in stocks...William-street is the great theatre of speculation...[with] innumerable

Background imageInvestment Collection: Embarcadère du chemin de Bruxelles, 1852. Creator: Honore Daumier

Embarcadère du chemin de Bruxelles, 1852. Creator: Honore Daumier
Embarcadere du chemin de Bruxelles, 1852. Vue prise dans un jour de liquidation difficile a la Bourse. (Embarking for Brussels - The scene [at the railway station] on a difficult liquidation day)

Background imageInvestment Collection: The Bourse at Antwerp, recently destroyed by fire, 1858. Creator: Smyth

The Bourse at Antwerp, recently destroyed by fire, 1858. Creator: Smyth
The Bourse at Antwerp, recently destroyed by fire, 1858. View...of the interior of this venerable building...The Bourse stood in the very centre of Antwerp

Background imageInvestment Collection: Une autre fois je fis encore un bon tour.. 1838. Creator: Honore Daumier

Une autre fois je fis encore un bon tour.. 1838. Creator: Honore Daumier
Une autre fois je fis encore un bon tour.. 1838. Robert Macaire explains how he swindles money out of gullible investors. Une autre fois je fis encore un bon tour...j'avais cree une societe au

Background imageInvestment Collection: L'assemblée d'Actionnaires, 1836. Creator: Honore Daumier

L'assemblée d'Actionnaires, 1836. Creator: Honore Daumier
L'assemblee d'Actionnaires, 1836. - Messieurs, le journal franchement monarchique, que j'ai eu l'honneur de fonder avec vos capitaux et de diriger avec ma probite et mes lumieres

Background imageInvestment Collection: Actionnaires Californiens, 1850. Creator: Honore Daumier

Actionnaires Californiens, 1850. Creator: Honore Daumier
Actionnaires Californiens, 1850. Californian shareholders. - J'ai verse hier cinq mille francs pour prix de mille actions de la societe des jaunets Californiens...nous avons l'exploitation de

Background imageInvestment Collection: Kahn, Otto H. Mr. and unidentified women, outdoors, 1928 Creator: Arnold Genthe

Kahn, Otto H. Mr. and unidentified women, outdoors, 1928 Creator: Arnold Genthe
Kahn, Otto H. Mr. and unidentified women, outdoors, 1928

Background imageInvestment Collection: Kahn, Otto H. Mr. and unidentified man, with dog, standing outdoors, 1928 Creator: Arnold Genthe

Kahn, Otto H. Mr. and unidentified man, with dog, standing outdoors, 1928 Creator: Arnold Genthe
Kahn, Otto H. Mr. and unidentified man, with dog, standing outdoors, 1928

Background imageInvestment Collection: Kahn, Otto H. Mr. estate, 1928 Creator: Arnold Genthe

Kahn, Otto H. Mr. estate, 1928 Creator: Arnold Genthe
Kahn, Otto H. Mr. estate, 1928

Background imageInvestment Collection: Un paiement de dividende, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier

Un paiement de dividende, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier
Un paiement de dividende, 19th century. Payment of dividends. (Disappointed investor complains that he'll have to take a carriage as he can't afford to tip his coachman)

Background imageInvestment Collection: Une mine d'or qui dort, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier

Une mine d'or qui dort, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier
Une mine d'or qui dort, 19th century. Sleeping gold mine. Two men arguing - one claims he has found only sand

Background imageInvestment 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 imageInvestment Collection: Les Boursicotières. Me trouvez-vous bien... 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier

Les Boursicotières. Me trouvez-vous bien... 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier
Les Boursicotieres. Me trouvez-vous bien... 19th century. Dabblers in the stock exchange. Woman in male attire: Do you think I look alright Monsieur Castorine, and will anyone recognise me

Background imageInvestment Collection: Poster by Record Section, Suburban Resettlement Administration, 1935-12. Creator: Arthur Rothstein

Poster by Record Section, Suburban Resettlement Administration, 1935-12. Creator: Arthur Rothstein
Poster by Record Section, Suburban Resettlement Administration, 1935-12

Background imageInvestment Collection: Lloyd's Merchants Room - Reading the News of the Victory of the Alma, 1854. Creator: Unknown

Lloyd's Merchants Room - Reading the News of the Victory of the Alma, 1854. Creator: Unknown
Lloyd's Merchants Room - Reading the News of the Victory of the Alma, 1854. Crimean War news. Lloyd's Rooms, in the Royal Exchange [in London], are...the resort of merchants, shipowners

Background imageInvestment Collection: Oakes Ames of Massachusetts, between 1860 and 1875. Creator: Unknown

Oakes Ames of Massachusetts, between 1860 and 1875. Creator: Unknown
Hon. Oakes Ames of Mass. between 1860 and 1875. [Businessman, investor, and politician]

Background imageInvestment Collection: A Harlem street scene, New York, 1943. Creator: Gordon Parks

A Harlem street scene, New York, 1943. Creator: Gordon Parks
New York, New York. A Harlem street scene

Background imageInvestment Collection: Stock share certificate for the Royal African Company, 1691. Creator: Champion Ashby

Stock share certificate for the Royal African Company, 1691. Creator: Champion Ashby
The Royal Africa Company, chartered in 1672 by the English government, engaged in trade in gold and enslaved men, women and children in western Africa

Background imageInvestment Collection: John Jacob Astor, c. 1825. Creator: John Wesley Jarvis

John Jacob Astor, c. 1825. Creator: John Wesley Jarvis
John Jacob Astor, c. 1825

Background imageInvestment Collection: Office of the Board of Trade - scene on Sunday night, 1845. Creator: Ebenezer Landells

Office of the Board of Trade - scene on Sunday night, 1845. Creator: Ebenezer Landells
Office of the Board of Trade - scene on Sunday night, 1845. Investors rush to lodge railway applications in Whitehall, London

Background imageInvestment Collection: Railway Room, Office of the Board of Trade, 1845. Creator: Unknown

Railway Room, Office of the Board of Trade, 1845. Creator: Unknown
Railway Room, Office of the Board of Trade, 1845. Plans are deposited at the Board of Trade in London. The method adopted for the reception of the documents was as follows

Background imageInvestment Collection: Eve of the 30th - correcting plans at a tavern, 1845. Creator: Unknown

Eve of the 30th - correcting plans at a tavern, 1845. Creator: Unknown
Eve of the 30th - correcting plans at a tavern, 1845. Finalising railway applications for the Board of Trade: The scene was an animated one...But an hour remained

Background imageInvestment Collection: Deposits of railway plans with the Board of Trade - the rush at the door, 1845

Deposits of railway plans with the Board of Trade - the rush at the door, 1845. The Legislature having, probably from an oversight

Background imageInvestment Collection: Railway Mania, 1845. Creator: Alfred Crowquill

Railway Mania, 1845. Creator: Alfred Crowquill
Railway Mania, 1845. Speculators hang on to the tail of a long-haired troll-like creature riding a steam locomotive, the personification of Railway Mania

Background imageInvestment Collection: Capel Court - railway speculators, 1845. Creator: Unknown

Capel Court - railway speculators, 1845. Creator: Unknown
Capel Court - railway speculators, 1845. Investors in the new railways near the Royal Exchange in the City of London. From " Illustrated London News", 1845, Vol VII

Background imageInvestment Collection: John Bull, with open mouth, is ready to swallow any quantity of Railroad, 1845

John Bull, with open mouth, is ready to swallow any quantity of Railroad, 1845. Illustration to a story by Alfred Crowquill

Background imageInvestment Collection: The Railway World - Ironing Done Here, 1845. Creator: Alfred Crowquill

The Railway World - Ironing Done Here, 1845. Creator: Alfred Crowquill
The Railway World - Ironing Done Here, 1845. A globe covered in railway tracks, from a comic story written and illustrated by Alfred Crowquill on the subject of railway speculation - investment in

Background imageInvestment Collection: Shaving a Forestaller, August 15, 1800. August 15, 1800. Creator: Thomas Rowlandson

Shaving a Forestaller, August 15, 1800. August 15, 1800. Creator: Thomas Rowlandson
Shaving a Forestaller, August 15, 1800

Background imageInvestment Collection: Bad News Upon Change, December 28, 1794. December 28, 1794. Creator: Thomas Rowlandson

Bad News Upon Change, December 28, 1794. December 28, 1794. Creator: Thomas Rowlandson
Bad News Upon Change, December 28, 1794

Background imageInvestment Collection: Stocks Are Up! Huzza!!, August 10, 1799. August 10, 1799. Creator: Thomas Rowlandson

Stocks Are Up! Huzza!!, August 10, 1799. August 10, 1799. Creator: Thomas Rowlandson
Stocks Are Up! Huzza!!, August 10, 1799

Background imageInvestment Collection: Stocks Are Down- Heigh-Ho!!, August 10, 1799. August 10, 1799

Stocks Are Down- Heigh-Ho!!, August 10, 1799. August 10, 1799
Stocks Are Down- Heigh-Ho!!, August 10, 1799

Background imageInvestment Collection: Thomas Hudson, Remarkable for his Misfortunes, 1821. Creator: Robert Cooper

Thomas Hudson, Remarkable for his Misfortunes, 1821. Creator: Robert Cooper
Thomas Hudson, Remarkable for his Misfortunes, 1821. Portrait of the beggar Thomas Hudson, an unfortunate. Hudson (died 1767)

Background imageInvestment Collection: Joint Stock Street, 1809

Joint Stock Street, 1809. People looking at placards inviting subscriptions to unsound companies pasted on a wall outside a hospital for the victims of speculation mania

Background imageInvestment Collection: Stock Exchange, London, 1720. Artist: James Cole

Stock Exchange, London, 1720. Artist: James Cole
The Bubblers bubbl d, or the Devil take the hindmost, 1720; showing the interior of the Stock Exchange, with many figures showing pleasure or dismay

Background imageInvestment Collection: (Robert) Hé bien! mon cher Directeur.. 1841. Creator: Honore Daumier

(Robert) Hé bien! mon cher Directeur.. 1841. Creator: Honore Daumier
(Robert) He bien! mon cher Directeur.. 1841. (Robert) He bien! mon cher directeur, ton affaire marche-t-elle? (Bertrand) Oh

Background imageInvestment Collection: Cars parked outside London Bridge Station, 1931

Cars parked outside London Bridge Station, 1931. Cars, one with white-walled tyres, parked beside the railway bridge, with an advertisement for the National Building Society

Background imageInvestment Collection: Royal Exchange, looking south-west, City of London, 1809. Artist: W Angus

Royal Exchange, looking south-west, City of London, 1809. Artist: W Angus
Royal Exchange, looking south-west, City of London, 1809. View of the second Royal Exchange, designed by Edward Jerman, which replaced the original built by Sir Thomas Gresham

Background imageInvestment Collection: Royal Exchange, Cornhill, City of London, 1829. Artist: J Tingle

Royal Exchange, Cornhill, City of London, 1829. Artist: J Tingle
Royal Exchange, Cornhill, City of London, 1829. View of the second Royal Exchange, designed by Edward Jerman, which replaced the original built by Sir Thomas Gresham

Background imageInvestment Collection: Children emptying their money boxes to invest in war bonds, 1936

Children emptying their money boxes to invest in war bonds, 1936
Children emptying their money boxes to invest in war bonds, 1914-1918 (1936). From His Majesty the King, 1910-1935, introduction by HW Wilson (Associated Newspapers Ltd, London, 1936)

Background imageInvestment Collection: Jacopo Strada, 1568, (1937). Artist: Titian

Jacopo Strada, 1568, (1937). Artist: Titian
Jacopo Strada, 1568, (1937). A print from Titian Paintings and Drawings, introduction by Hans Tietze, Phaidon Press, Vienna, 1937

Background imageInvestment Collection: The Bubblers Mirrorour, or Englands Folley (joy), 1720

The Bubblers Mirrorour, or Englands Folley (joy), 1720. Shares in the South Sea Company rose through overheated speculation causing the South Sea Bubble

Background imageInvestment Collection: The Bubblers Mirrorour, or Englands Folley (grief), 1720

The Bubblers Mirrorour, or Englands Folley (grief), 1720. Shares in the South Sea Company rose through overheated speculation causing the South Sea Bubble

Background imageInvestment Collection: The Bubblers Bubbl d or The Devil Take the Hindmost, 1720

The Bubblers Bubbl d or The Devil Take the Hindmost, 1720. Shares in the South Sea Company rose through overheated speculation causing the South Sea Bubble

Background imageInvestment Collection: New Year greetings from stockbrokers Mercer Locock to their clients, 1894

New Year greetings from stockbrokers Mercer Locock to their clients, 1894. The illustration at the top portrays international links by telegraph and telephone

Background imageInvestment Collection: Exterior view of the New York Stock Exchange, 1885

Exterior view of the New York Stock Exchange, 1885

Background imageInvestment Collection: J Edward Simmons, President of the New York Stock Exchange, 1885

J Edward Simmons, President of the New York Stock Exchange, 1885



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