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Stuffed corpse of philosopher Jeremy Bantham to fly to USA | Daily Mail Online
By Lara Keay, 25 February 2018

  • Leading 19th century thinker wanted his remains to be preserved after he died
  • His will instructed friends to strip out his flesh and stuff and dress his corpse
  • He has been on display at University College London ever since his death in 1832
  • But now he is being moved for the first time to go on display in New York

In 2018 Bentham’s body is being moved out of London for the first time – to be used as part of an exhibition at New York’s Met Breuer museum.

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