An excerpt from, "Bronze statue of Wallace" The Alfred Russel Wallace Website:
The statue was donated by the Memorial Fund to London's Natural History Museum, where it was unveiled by Sir David Attenborough on the 7th November 2013 - the 100th anniversary of Wallace's death. It has been installed outside the Darwin Centre 2 building (which contains many of Wallace's insect specimens) near the wildlife garden. A video of the unveiling can be seen HERE and photographs HERE. BBC Radio 4 'Inside Science' reported on the event and the broadcast can be heard HERE.Title: David Attenborough and Bill Bailey give brilliant talks at London's Natural History Museum. Source: blaberus1. Date Published: February 15, 2014. Description:
The unveiling of the first ever statue of the great 19th century naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913), who independently discovered evolution by natural selection in Indonesia and jointly published the theory with Charles Darwin in 1858. The statue was donated to London's Natural History Museum by the A. R. Wallace Memorial Fund, where it was unveiled by Sir David Attenborough on the 7th November 2013 - the 100th anniversary of Wallace's death. Before it was unveiled Wallace's grandson Richard and comedian Bill Bailey (Patron of the Wallace Memorial Fund) gave excellent speeches, which can be heard in this video. For more information about the statue see http://wallacefund.info/bronze-statue...
This video is copyright of the Natural History Museum, London, UK. Many thanks to Sinclair Stammers for fixing a problem with the sound.