Forensic History 19th Century

This post is about several different aspects of 19th century forensics: photography as evidence in court cases, fingerprinting, and comparing spent bullets with the striations of a gun barrel. via Forensic Science in the Latter Half of the 19th Century


Presumptive Tests

Since my work in progress has murder in it, as well as other crimes, and since it takes place in the mid-to-late nineteenth century, I decided to do some research on forensic science in that era. It is important for the police, sheriff, and others involved to be able to solve the crime(s) with the … Continue reading Presumptive Tests