Episode 69: The Henri-Leon Scheffer Affair

In 1902, a man is found murdered in a dentist office. The affair will lead to the first arrest and conviction in the world based on fingerprints.

Bertillon’s own anthropometric card
Bertillon’s manual to take anthropometric measurements
Bertillon teaching a class
The Bertillon system implemented on a large scale
Bertillon’s crime scene photo taken from a giant tripod.
Scheffer’s anthropometric cars when he was first arrested
Scheffer’s anthropometric card at his trial. Now deceased.

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