Jeremy Bentham To Visit Us 186 Years After He Died

3 months ago
Before he died laid out plans for body to be preserved in a so-called 'auto-icon' 
The recreation of Bentham comprises wax head, clothes, hat and walking stick 
For the first time it is leaving University College London and going to New York 
Staff stripped him to conduct checks and found underwear perfectly preserved
His preserved, severed head will not make the trip. It was grotesquely discolored by acid and not fit for display  

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