National Geographic : 1937 Jan
AS LONDON TOILS AND SPINS Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart LONDONERS WAIT FOR A BUS IN FRONT OF "THE BANK," FISCAL AGENT FOR THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH Though the Bank of England's home has been enlarged and modernized in recent years, the ground floor is still without windows. Even high officials, to enter or depart after hours, must give the password used by the soldiers who guard the building at night (page 51). Vaults are shown only to official visitors. English paper money is manufactured under the supervision of The Bank.