The Bank of England, Threadneedle Street, City of London: north-east corner of the Old Colonial (later Five Per Cent) Office

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RIBApix ref no RIBA50283
Architect/DesignerSoane, Sir John (1753-1837)
Artist/PhotographerJoel, Humphrey
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1818
Image Date1915
ViewInterior
StyleNeoclassical
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference32923/116
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This photograph, taken prior to the rebuilding of the bank, comes from the Francis William Troup archive held at the RIBA Library. Troup was a consultant architect to the Bank of England and prepared designs for the rebuilding of the Threadneedle site in 1920. The commission was given to Sir Herbert Baker in 1921 with whom Troup worked initially as supervising architect.

Subject tags

windows, banks, lamps, lighting fixtures, clocks, offices, desks