Kings Cross, Islington, Greater London c. 1885 "Reproduced by permission of English Heritage.NMR Reference Number: Caption: A busy street view with people and horse-drawn vehicles including a Hansom cab in the foreground. Photographer: York and Son"
This is reputedly the house that Dickens used as inspiration for Fagin’s Lair in Oliver Twist. The Artful Dodger and Oliver Twist walk from Islington down to ‘a house near Field Lane’ which was an area renowned for its rookery. 18 Vintage Photos Of Charle