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Sara Murphy

Sara Murphy

Sara Murphy is on the faculty of the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University. Her areas of specialization include the novel, the intersections between law and the humanities, and Victorian literature and culture.

The figure on the left represents Roger Tichborne as he appears in a photograph in 1854. The figure on the right represents Tichborne as he appeared at the trial.

Body Double

Long before the imposture of Anna Delvey, the Tichborne Claimaint swept a nation’s imagination.