Kings Cross and the Smallpox Hospital – Anne Howeson


Wonderful picture below of Kings Cross past and present by local artist Anne Howeson.  Anne says:

It’s from a recent project: ‘The present in the Past’ (not exhibited yet) appropriating and responding to archive prints of the area. The Small Pox hospital stood near the footprint of King’s Cross, it was pulled down to make way for the building of the new station. The drawing shows people walking across the station square over the years, with the ghost of the hospital in the background.

It’s interesting to juxtapose this with the engraving of the hospital that we posted the other year. You can get in touch with Anne via or her website

King's Cross and Small Pox Hospital anne howeson


About William Perrin

Active in Kings Cross London and South Oxfordshire, founder of Talk About Local, helping people find a voice online and a trustee of The Indigo Trust , Good Things Foundation and ThreeSixtyGiving as well as Connect8.
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