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UCL's quest for Bentham's missing 'mourning' rings

10 September 2018

The hunt is on for 20 missing 'mourning' rings, each containing strands of philosopher Jeremy Bentham's hair, to add to six rings already held by UCL, and complete this unique collection. Dr Tim Causer (UCL Laws and Bentham Project) says the 26 rings 'were probably commissioned by Bentham in 1822.' Read: Sunday Telegraph (£), Yahoo, Daily Mail, Atlas Obscura, More: UCL News