Waterhouse Hawkins, artist
Feb. 8, 1807-1889
The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins: An Illuminating History of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, Artist and Lecturer by Barbara Kerley, illustrated by Brian Selznick (Scholastic, 2001)
This is the story of a man with a vision and talent. Hawkins was passionate about dinos and it led him to build life-size models of them.
From an article in Prehistoric Times Magazine, see drawings of Hawkins’ work and read more about him.