1. Congrès International des Sciences géographiques, cosmographiques et commerciales, Antwerp, 1871.

Read the story of the very first international conference on geography that took in Antwerp from 14th to 22nd August, 1871. Illustrated with original documents from the collection of the Antwerp City Archives/FelixArchief. 

This part of the exhibition is based entirely upon the work by Dr. Jan Vandersmissen; Geschiedenis van het eerste internationaal aardrijkskundig congres (Antwerpen, 1871).