The Bank of England, Threadneedle Street, City of London: close-up of the caryatids around the lantern in the Four Per Cent (later Old Dividend) Office
|Architect/Designer||Soane, Sir John (1753-1837)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Subject||Lanterns ; Banks ; Caryatids|
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.
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