In 1854, in the parkland around where the Crystal Palace had been rebuilt in Penge, South London, Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins sculpted series of life-size concrete dinosaur models, which although now considered wildly inacurate were at the time controversial, these, the first dinosaur sculptures caused outrage by promoting evolution six years before Darwin published the origin of the species.
The BBC have more pictures including 360 degree panoramas here
BBC Article on the Dinosaurs
Crystal Palace on Google maps. (Nearest station Penge West - National Rail)
Originally posted by: bigme.livejournal.com