Jeremy Bentham Black Plaque Photo

Jeremy Bentham black plaque - JEREMY BENTHAM  Known for many years as the 'Lord Wellington' it is still frequently referred to as the 'Welly Bar' by many of the academics and local residents. Renamed in October 1982 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of Jeremy Bentham who is recognised as the spiritual founder of University College London. The myth that he was the founder is sustained in a bizarre manner by the college.  His 'Auto-Icon' as he called it, is in fact his skeleton, dressed in his own clothes and t

Jeremy Bentham Black Plaque Map


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