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Scientists X-ray Civil War dolls for signs of smuggling
By: Associated Press - Texarkana Gazette
A Civil War-era doll dubbed Nina lies on an imaging table Wednesday at a hospital radiological center in Richmond, Va. Nina and another doll, Lucy Ann, were X-rayed Wednesday, disclosing hollowed papier-mache heads that once could have contained smuggled quinine or morphine for wounded or malaria-st...
RICHMOND, Va.—Two Civil War-era dolls thought to have been used to smuggle medicine past Union blockades were X-rayed Wednesday, disclosing hollowed papier-mache heads that once could have contained q...
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