Exploring London: people and places

Discover the stories of Londoners past and present. Learn how money and the economy has shaped the city.

About the exhibition

Autumn 2020 to Spring 2021

We have matched our rarely seen historic paintings of London with recent photographs of the places they feature. You can see how things have changed.

Discover the stories of Londoners from the past. Compare them to people who do similar jobs today. You can learn how money and the economy have shaped this city. 

Explore how the Bank of England responds to issues like climate change, the cost of living, and tax. Learn how its decisions affect people, places and the economy in the UK.

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This page was last updated 26 March 2020
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