Sir Richard Owen by Sir Thomas Brock, K.C.B., R.A. 1857-1922. 1896. Bronze. Natural History Museum, London These photographs show Brock's statue of Owen in 2011 after the museum authorities moved it from the first landing of the museum's grand staircase where it had stood for many years, a position now fittingly occupied by Boehm's marble sculpture of Darwin. [Click on these images for larger pictures.]
Owen holding a fossil bone from a dinosaur
- An Introduction to the scientist: Richard Owen (1804-1892) philosophical anatomist & palaeontologist
- W. Holman Hunt's Sir Richard Owen, KCB, DCL
- The Dinosaur Court, Crystal Palace Park, which Owen and others created
Photographs and caption by Robert Freidus. Formatting by George P. Landow. You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]
Beattie, Susan. The New Sculpture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1983.
Created 17 July 2001; last modified 26 May 2015