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Abramson, Daniel M. (Daniel Michael), 1963-

Building the Bank of England : money, architecture, society, 1694-1942 / Daniel M. Abramson.

Yale University Press : New Haven, 2005.
Physical Description:
viii, 282 p. : ill., maps (some col.) ; 33 cm.
Reference Library
NA6245.G72 L633 2005 (LC)+ Oversize
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Related Content:
Table of contents
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Architecture and society -- England -- History.
Bank buildings -- England -- London.
Bank of England -- Buildings.
Bank of England -- History.
London (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

  • Wilderness years in Grocers' Hall, 1694-1734
  • Corporate virtue : George Sampson's Bank of England, 1731-34
  • Making the market : Robert Taylor's Bank of England, 1764-88
  • "Shadows upon the stone" : John Soane's early bank halls, 1788-99
  • The spectacle of finance : nationalism, urbanism, and bureaucracy, 1793-1808
  • Soane's finale and the Bank of England in his career, 1814-1833
  • Myth and modernity : Herbert Baker's Bank of England, 1921-1942
  • Architecture and history : learning from the Bank of England.