Arrival of Queen Victoria at King's Cross Station
- c. 1852
- Lewis Cubitt
Watercolour, Arrival of Queen Victoria at King's Cross Station, by an unknown artist, possibly Lewis Cubitt, the station's architect, about 1852. Depicts the station frontage, with crowds greeting the arrival of the royal carriage which appears to contain Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, and is escorted by the Household Cavalry. There are carriages and horse buses in front of the station, and a wagon carrying a steam locomotive on York Road, the street alongside the station. A man standing in the road in front of the station holds a placard inscribed "Gt Northern R, York Races". Framed and glazed in perspex. Frame is not original.