South London: positively prehistoric

By David Hill In Travel

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21st April, 2012
Crystal Palace Park, South London, was the site for Prince Albert’s Great Exhibition in 1851. Later it was where the first FA Cup final was played, and where John Logie Baird developed television. Now it’s hectares of woodland, sportsgrounds, a cafe that sells baked beans on white bread, paths for walking kids and dogs. Amble those paths, and you’ll see the usual park fauna: ducks, squirrels, swans, pterodactyls, iguanodons. Iguanodons? One small corner is given over to the metal-and-concrete sculptures conceived 160 ...

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