Fingerprinting Equipment

For the purpose of taking fingerprints there should be a stand with a

clamp for holding the fingerprint cards steady. This latter item is

necessary to prevent smudging the prints. A tube of printer's ink is

used. The ink is applied by a roller to a glass plate upon which the

fingers are inked before being rolled on the cards. The complete

equipment for the above process may be secured from a number of

commercial sources or it can be made. Figure 408 depicts an inking