Oxford University Museum of Natural History from the air
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aerial photograph of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History England UK. Oxford University Museum of Natural History was built 1855 to 1860 to a design by Thomas Newenham Deane and Benjamin Woodward. The building was hoste to a great debate on evolution at a meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science in 1860 where biologist Thomas Huxley spoke for Darwins theories and and the Bishop of Oxford, Samuel Wilberforce spoke against. In 1894 the building hosted the first public demonstration of wireless telegraphy ( radio ) Professor Oliver Lodge sent a radio signal from the adjacent Clarendon Laboratory which was received by a radio receiver in the lecture theatre.