Antwerp heritage

Willem Dock

The “Groot Dok” or Large Dock was built in the sixteenth-century Nieuwstad: a 25-hectare site with canals and a residential neighbourhood called Boerenkwartier.

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  • The Boerenkwartier neighbourhood near the Hanseatic House (A. Grimmer)
  • “Entry of Napoleon in Antwerp” (Van Bree)
  • Napoleon’s beaver felt hat, 1815
  •  Plan of the Antwerp trading docks, 1815
  • Lithograph with a “View of Bonaparte Lock and the docks”