Letter from Sir John Barton to "Commissioners appointed to consider the means of preventing the Forgeries of the Notes of the Bank of England"

Made:
1819-02-26
maker:
Barton, John

Titled "A proposition for an addition to the present notes, or any others, the Backs of which are not already printed". This relates to the sheet of fifty engravings kept at MSL 13. Method proposed is "to print upon the back of notes, certain lines which it should be impossible to to imitate with any reasonable hope of success".

Details

Extent:
320
205
Identifier:
MS/1359