Thanatographia Imago Mortis: The History of Futuristic Forensics

June 24, 2019 - General
A man with closed eyes walking into a skeletal death figure, a group of anxious undertakers run after them. Coloured etching by R. Newton, 1794, after himself. (Wellcome Images / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Science fiction and laymen’s superstitions abound with the concept that the image of the killer is embedded in the retina of the victim. 


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