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The Big Draw


Curiosities from the vaults: A Bank miscellany
March - July 2014



Cartoons and Caricatures
May - December 2013
Old Lady (Detail)

The Huguenot Legacy
February - May 2013



Sir John Houblon (£50 note detail)
Gold and the Bank of England
June 2012 - January 2013
Hands holding gold bar
The Bank and the Monarch - A Celebration of The Queen's Diamond Jubilee
March - June 2012
Queen's Portrait Secure by Design: the Boulton and Watt £50 note
November 2011 - March 2012
Detail of Old £50 Note
La Caisse Centrale de la France Libre: de Gaulle's Bank in London
December 2010 - May 2011
Image of Charles de Gaulle A Decoration and a Safeguard
from 17 March 2010
Image of the Queen from a Banknote


Security by Design
29 March - 26 October 2007

Security By Design Leaflet

Pounds, Pence and Money Boxes
18 May -
1 November 2006
Pounds, Pence and Money Boxes Leaflet
Horatio Nelson Business as Usual Image
Home Front
August – September 2005
Home Front Event Image
Make Your Mark
May - June 2005
Make Your Mark


2000-2004​ ​ ​

Bank of England Arts and Photographic Society Exhibition From Quill Pen to Computer, The Bank of England's staff from 1694
Florence Nightingale Write On - Handwriting Workshop
A costumed story teller reads from Kenneth Grahame's "The Wind in the Willows" Banknotes Come Alive!
Sir John Soane, Architect and Surveyor to the Bank of England Image of the Queen from a Banknote
The Dutch Legacy
July-September 2002
The Dutch Legacy
Royal Portrait
March -June 2002
Royal Portrait
Forgery: the Artful Crime
April-October 2001
Forgery: the Artful Crime
Amusing, Shocking, Informing
April-October 2000
Amusing, Shocking, Informing




The Big Draw




Winner 6-8 years
2012 The Big Draw - Designs on your Money - October 2012
2011 The Big Draw - Designs on your Money - October 2011
2010 2009 The Big Draw - Designs on your Money

The Big Draw - Designs on your Money


The Big Draw 2007

2006 The Big Draw - design a money box 2004 The Big Draw