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THREE WOMEN AND THE SOMERTON MAN’S DNA.

Rachel Egan, her mother Roma and step-sister Kate Thomson.

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Who killed the Somerton Man, silenced Jessica and how it was all covered up ..

Two possibilities .. both warm to the touch.

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Has Rachel Egan’s DNA finally ended Derek Abbott’s involvement in the Somerton Man Mystery?

Is Derek Abbott’s belief that his wife and their children are related to the man at the centre of one of the world's most intriguing mysteries dashed?

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The only thing that really bugged Derek Abbott about the Somerton Man Case was the absence of a spare pair of socks in his suitcase ..

Well, I can improve on that ..

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THE SOMERTON MAN WAS A NAZI ??!!

Imagine it ..

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The 2022 Somerton Man Success Scoreboard to date ..

A little premature but as far as 2022 is concerned it's so far so good

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Was the state of the Somerton Man’s health a factor in his death?

Someone must have a doctor in the family.

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In 2015 Professor Derek Abbott made an audio video presentation of the Somerton Man Case so full of mis-representations and errors of fact it had to be challenged.

Updated 22 February 2022 .. Derek Abbott's view that TSM may have died from positional asphyxia challenged.

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Implications stemming from Rachel Egan’s shared DNA and a word from Dr Carolyn Bilsborow.

It would be one thing to ask someone to move the body of a murdered man, another to dispose of the body of a suicide.

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Stencilling tools and Rubaiyat art

It’s long been thought the tools found in the Somerton Man’s suitcase were those of a ship’s 3rd officer, someone who used them to cut out stencils to use in marking up the ship’s cargo, leaving the questions as to why would he have packed six pencils and a collection of oversized envelopes in the same case.

Perhaps he was an artisan and used the the pencils for copying something decorative, the knife and scissors for cutting it out and the brush to keep his work surface clean. The envelopes may have been for storing and protecting his work when travelling.

The Smithsonian American Art Museum has proof (below) that artisans were known to stencil cut decorative art in the 19th century.

Still Life Theorem in Grisaille, 19th century, pencil and watercolor on paper, stencil cut, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson, 1986.65.210.

Dimensions14 1810 in. (35.825.3 cm)

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The header image is of a contemporary stencil-cut piece of artwork called Rubaiyat created by Aditya Rao and was sourced from one of the many decorative borders used in various editions of Omar’s quatrains: ornate and exquisitely wrought borders evident in the earliest of the Rubaiyat editions and something a man with artistic bent might make use of in 1948. The job far easier to complete when the artwork is already done .

Perhaps Prof. Abbott wasn’t that far off the mark when he remarked that the largish envelopes would fit decorative cards the Somerton Man had yet to buy. An artisan on the other hand would be skilful enough to make his own.

Beyond the grave / The Somerton Man … ABC TV, September 6th. The full transcript.

Over 4 months now since the exhumation and beginnings of his DNA search .. Is there a problem?

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