Wren banknote sketch

Roger Withington1976-1981

Bank of England Museum

Bank of England Museum
London, United Kingdom

A pen outline of a banknote featuring Sir Christopher Wren. The drawing is the same size as a £5 banknote. This design work was made for the £50 Bank of England note featuring Christopher Wren, issued in 1981, although the text reads ‘Five Pounds.’


  • Title: Wren banknote sketch
  • Creator: Roger Withington
  • Date Created: 1976-1981
  • Physical Dimensions: 180 x 120 mm
  • Type: drawing, banknote design
  • Medium: paper, ink
  • Issuer: Bank of England

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