01 from E.K.Henry, a handbook for the Bengal Police in the taking of finger prints, Calcutta 1896.
02 illustration from Sir George Wharton's Works , 1683 - the reading of the palm.
03 reading the language of the hand, the handprint of the composer Alban Berg, signed and dated 1925, the day of the premiere of "Wozzeck", for Raschig's archive of handprints.
04 from a Kodak advert of October 1948