The art of murder: miniature dioramas of unexplained deaths – in pictures

Frances Glessner Lee, often referred to as the ‘mother of forensic science', created the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death to train homicide detectives in the 1940s and 50s. The dollhouse-sized true crime scenes are being shown at the Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

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