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In 1891 Galton proposed the first systematic proof that you could identify an individual from a fingerprint. Galton’s classification system was later adopted by Scotland Yard.
The illustration above is one of the many that are present in Galton’s paper: "The pattern in thumb and finger marks"

In 1891 Galton proposed the first systematic proof that you could identify an individual from a fingerprint. Galton’s classification system was later adopted by Scotland Yard.

The illustration above is one of the many that are present in Galton’s paper: "The pattern in thumb and finger marks"