This volume relates to classified collections of cards, or to orderly entries in books, for discovering the names of persons through their fingerprints, the prints made by those persons on any previous occasion, with their names appended, having been preserved and arranged in one or other of the ways about to be described.
A fingerprint directory may be compared to that portion of the well-known London Post Ofice Directory, where the name of any householder. Can be discovered by referring to his address. All the three thousand and more streets, squares, etc. In London are arranged alphabetically, and the houses in each of them are entered in numerical order, the names of the respective householders being appended. So, although there are at least householders in London, the name Of any one of them can be found with facility from his address.
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Publisher - Forgotten Books
Language - English
Author(s) - Francis Galton
Published Date - August 28 2019
ISBN - 9780365489184
Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.1 cm
Page Count - 154