Objects & Places from The Alienist

Caleb Carr
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Letter from Killer - Sara comes into possession of this item, which is sent to Mrs. Santorelli. The team uses this item to learn a great deal about the killer, including his obsession with Indian mutilation.

Dageurreotype - One of these items appears on the lid of a box that holds the heart of Japheth Dury's mother.

Murder Report - Moore is given this document, which includes the same type of mutilation that has appeared in the boy-prostitute murders. The document leads to the discovery of Japheth Dury and the genesis of John Beecham.

Cigarettes - Stevie is constantly asking for these objects from the investigative team despite the fact that Kreizler does not want him to have them.

Chloral Hydrate - This is a cheap sedative that doctors overuse in asylums during the time period in which this novel is set.

Map - Moore, the Isaacsons...

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