These Extraordinarily Detailed Diaramas Help Solve Murders

By Katharine Schwab

The Nutshells, dioramas of homicides used to train criminologists, were created in the 1940s–by an heiress with a detective’s eye.

The pie’s about to go in the oven. The laundry is half folded. The potatoes are partially peeled. The doors and windows have been locked from the inside, with newspaper plugging the cracks. And there’s a woman dead on the floor. What happened?

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