The man who split the dinosaurs in two

The man who split the dinosaurs in two

A guest post from the Sedgwick Museum’s Douglas Palmer The lecture was titled ‘On the Classification of the Fossil Animals Commonly Named Dinosaurs’ and it was given in 1887 by Harry Govier Seeley, Professor of Geology at King’s College, London. Seeley argued that the ‘terrible lizards’, which were becoming increasingly popular at the time, could … Continue reading

Events / History

Dr Woodward’s fossils

A guest post from Dr Ken McNamara, Director of the Sedgwick Museum, Cambridge, who is giving a talk on Dr John Woodward, ‘A droll sort of philosopher’, on Monday 24th February, 7pm at Two Temple Place, London. To book, call 0207 240 6044. For three hundred years, 5 beautiful walnut veneer cabinets, like elegant Regency … Continue reading