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Relief, 'Morning'. SM A1. ©Sir John Soane's Museum, London. Photo: John Bridges

Thomas Banks RA (1735 - 1805), sculptor

Relief, "Morning"

Plaster cast

Museum number: A1

On display: Lobby to the Breakfast Room
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Curatorial note

A cast of one of a pair of roundels made by the sculptor Thomas Banks for use by Soane at the Bank of England, after a pair of Roman originals, 'Sol' (the Sun) and 'Luna' (the Moon) on the Arch of Constantine, Rome. Pair with A90.

Exhibition history

Thomas Banks 1735-1805: Britain's First Modern Sculptor, Sir John Soane's Museum, London, 21 January - 9 April 2005

Associated items

A90, pair

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