The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street

Quarterly Bulletin 2013 Q2
Published on 13 June 2013

By John Keyworth, curator of the Bank’s Museum (and the Old Lady’s oldest and longest-serving employee).

The popular nickname for the Bank of England dates back to a caricature of the institution from the 1790s. An exhibition in the Bank’s Museum celebrates two centuries of visual comment, some of which is discussed in this short article.

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