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Full-size model for the Bank of England, London, one of the capitals for the Lobby to the Discount Office, (designed by Sir John Soane)

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Museum number: M1443

Curatorial note

Full Scale When in October 1805 it was decided to widen the large passage to the north of the Pay Hall, various offices were rebuilt. Among these was the Discount Office together with the adjoining lobby. This model is a study for the Ionic capitals of this lobby which was completed by June 1806.

Exhibition history

John Soane Architect: Master of Space and Light, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 11 September - 3 December 1999; Centro Palladio, Vicenza, April - August 2000; Hôtel de Rohan, Paris, January - April 2001; Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, 16 May - 3 September 2001; Real Academia des Bellas Artes, Madrid, October - December 2001


If you have any further information about this object, please contact us: worksofart@soane.org.uk