Inner Courtyard and stairway, covered with glass roof in the nineteenth century

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The Wedding Hall, with murals by Victor Lagaye depicting weddings at different epochs of Belgian history

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Leyszaal: large nineteenth-Century murals by Hendrik Leys showing the freedoms granted to Antwerp by its rulers

Left: The regent Margaret of Parma hands on April 28, 1567 the keys of the city to the mayor.

Right: The Genoese merchant Battista Palavicini becomes a citizen of Antwerp on November 11, 1541.

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Fireplace and Mantel, Mayor's Office

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Antwerp mayor Janssen and founder/reviver van Dyck of Seef Bier in the mayor's office

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In the Antwerp Council Room (Raadzaal), Members of the Majority and the Opposition Face Each Other

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