London-UK. The Natural History Museum is one of three large museums on Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, England (the others are the Science Museum, and the Victoria and Albert Museum). Its main frontage is on Cromwell Road. The museum is an exempt charity, and a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
Natural History Museum, London ~ architect Alfred Waterhouse. Both the interiors & exteriors of the building made extensive use of terracotta tiles to resist the sooty climate of Victorian London, manufactured by the Tamworth-based company of Gibbs & Canning Limited. The tiles & bricks feature many relief sculptures of flora & fauna, with living & extinct species featured within the west & east wings respectively. . . . . ღTrish W ~ http://www.pinterest.com/trishw/ . . . . #myt
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge leaves after announcing the Victoria and Albert Museum as the winner of the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2016 prize at a dinner hosted at the Natural History Museum on July 6, 2016 in London, United Kingdom.