Natural History Museum London

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The museum of natural history in London is home to 80 million items held in 5 main collections: zoology, botany, entomology, palaeontology, and mineralogy. The building was built and opened by 1881.

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Iron arches

The most striking thing about the Museum is the glass and iron roof of the central court. The use of glass and cast iron had been commonplace since the mid-1840s, in galleries and greenhouses and, of course, the Crystal Palace of 1851. E. A. Skidmore, an experienced ironmaster who had been involved with Woodward in the development of the first design for the Museum's roof also designed the existing roof. The cast iron columns are ornamented with wrought ironwork and also in the spandrels…

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The Minerals Gallery (HDR)

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A very unique black diamond! World famous, 67.50 carat cushion cut Black Orlov! Intriguing history with a curse or two. Photo: London Museum of Natural History