The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death
I n the 1940s, Frances Glessner Lee, a Chicago heiress to the International Harvester fortune, built the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death, composite crime scene models recreated on a one-inch-to-one-foot scale. These macabre dioramas were purpose-built to be used as police training tools to help crime scene investigators learn the art and science of detailed forensics-based detection.
This project will illuminate the Nutshells and their place in the history of forensic science.
As the investigator, you must bear in mind that there is a two-fold responsibilityto clear the innocent as well as expose the guilty. Seek only the factsFind the truth in a Nutshell.