Plan of the Bank of England as built by Geo. Sampson, archt. 1734
Medium: Pencil and ink on paper
Date: ca. 1830
A 19th-century tracing of George Sampson's design for the new Bank of England building on Threadneedle Street. The plan features title at top centre and scale bar at bottom centre, with the ground plan of the Bank, built on the site where Sir Houblon's house once stood, outlined in red and the 3 and 1/2 acre site of Sir John Soane's extension of 1788 outlined in blue.