The Great Dust Heap at King's Cross
EH Dixon, watercolour, 1837
The annotation reads: "View of the Great
Dustheap Kings's Cross, Battle Bridge, 1837, from the Maiden Lane
[the present York Road], it was removed in 1848 to assist in
rebuilding the city of Moscow, Russia. The Great Northern Terminus
on the spot, Weston Place, New Road and trees in the grounds of the
Small Pox Hospital in the background."