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Crystal Palace Park Dinosaurs
England

The Crystal Palace dinosaurs were the first sculptures of dinosaurs anywhere in the world. They were unveiled in 1854 just after the Crystal Palace was moved from its original position in Hyde Park to the top of Sydenham Hill. They were designed and sculpted by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins. In 1973 they were Grade II listed and after extensive restoration in 2002 they were upgraded to Grade I listing in 2007.


This panorama shows the Iguanodons (left) and Megalosaurus (right).

You can read more about the dinosaur sculptures on Wikipedia.

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