Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Citations for dactylogram
An impression of the five fingers of each hand is made upon the card ; then, in view of the dactylogram obtained, one can establish the dactylographic formula of the subject…
The brevity of this primer doesn't allow for discussion of the complex dialectic relationship between principally the photographic portrait and the dactylogram, as the fingerprint was first called.
Origin of dactylogram
Dactylogram is a combination of dactylo- meaning "finger" and -gram meaning "something written." It entered English in the 1910s.