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

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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