This is the second photo essay of Diya and mine trip to the Natural History Museum. This essay concentrates on the internal architecture of this wonderfully amazing purpose built museum.
Looking out of one of the windows at the bridge
This is a stature of Thomas Henry Huxley, also known as Darwin’s Bulldog for his tenacious defence of Charles Darwin’s theories. I wish we had some more of these kinds of people in the USA and other countries where evolution is considered suspect such as Turkey.
A statue of Richard Owen, who coined the term Dinosauria. He did disagree with Charles Darwin about some of the details around the theory of evolution, but he was the driving force behind the establishment of the British museum and can arguably be said to be the father of museums. Wonderful chap.