On the Identification of Habitual Criminals by Finger-Prints

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A PARLIAMENTARY Blue Book on “The Identification of Habitual Criminals.” which has recently been issued, reports on The Finger-Print System, stated to have been “first suggested, and to some extent applied practically, by Sir William Herschel.”

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FAULDS, H. On the Identification of Habitual Criminals by Finger-Prints. Nature 50, 548 (1894) doi:10.1038/050548a0

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