Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins

Died aged c. 82

Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins (8 February 1807 – 27 January 1894) was an English sculptor and natural history artist renowned for his work on the life-size models of dinosaurs in the Crystal Palace Park in south London. The models, accurately made using the latest scientific knowledge, created a sensation at the time. Hawkins was also a noted lecturer on zoological topics.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins 1807-1889 artist and solicitor, designer of the prehistoric 'monsters' in Crystal Palace Park lived here

'Fossil Villa', 22 Belvedere Road, Anerley, London, United Kingdom where they lived