On the Skin-Furrows of the Hand

@article{Faulds1880OnTS,
  title={On the Skin-Furrows of the Hand},
  author={Henry Faulds},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1880},
  volume={22},
  pages={605-605}
}
IN looking over some specimens of “prehistoric” pottery found in Japan I was led, about a year ago, to give some attention to the character of certain finger-marks which had been made on them while the clay was still soft. Unfortunately all of those which happened to come into my possession were too vague and ill-defined to be of much use, but a comparison of such finger-tip impressions made in recent pottery led me to observe the characters of the skin-furrows in human fingers generally. From… 

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