In a display case in the South Cloisters at University College London sits the “Auto-Icon” of Jeremy Bentham. Jeremy Bentham (February 15, 1748-June 6, 1832) was a philosopher associated with Utilitarianism-something I had to look up. He was also a… Read More ›
How a strange 19th century coffin lead to a revolution in 20th century forensic science
The Fisk Mummy Almond D. Fisk was granted the first patent for a cast iron coffin, called the “Fisk Airtight Coffin of Cast or Raised Metal,” in 1848. Known as the “Fisk Mummy,” this metal coffin was a little eerie… Read More ›
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