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Henry, E R

Date
1894-1902
Reference
GALTON/2/9/6/13/29
Part of
Fingerprint Correspondence
  • Archives and manuscripts



About this work

Description

Letters from E R Henry, Inspector General of Police, Bengal, to Galton regarding measurement, identity and fingerprints. Includes a draft of a letter from Galton to Henry and notes by Galton on a visit by Henry to the Anthropological Laboratory. Also includes a report titled "Note on Finger Impressions" by E R Henry dated 1895 recomending the use of fingerprints as identification; and a report by Henry dated 1896 on the progress of the anthropometric systems for identifying individuals.

Publication/Creation

1894-1902

Physical description

19 letters plus 2 enclosures and notes 1 folio

Languages

  • English

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