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Stock No.10768

THE WINGED CADUCEUS, THE EMBLEM OF MERCURY THE ROMAN SWIFT MESSENGER GOD OF TRADE, PROFIT AND COMMERCE.
Sculptor: David Evans circa 1957.

Provenance: Originally one of three keystones above the entrance on Watling Street of the old New Change building in the City of London.

The building erected in the 1950's to accommodate the Bank of England's Accounts Department & demolished in 2007, occupied the whole site bounded by Cheapside to the north, Watling Street to the south, Bread Street to the east, Newgate to the north west and New Change to the west and filled a sensitive site in that it presented a backdrop to Christopher Wrens majestic Roman Baroque St Paul’s Cathedral.

3500
£
width height depth
18 1116"
47.5 cms
35"
89 cms
19 78"
50.5 cms

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