Author Archives: Gina Scanlon
STOP 1. 7th August 1888. THE DEATH OF MARTHA TABRAM Start your tour on Whitechapel High street in front of the Whitechapel Art gallery next to exit 3 of Aldgate East Station.
By Gina Scanlon | Posted on February 9th, 2013
“We cannot build a railway without demolishing a slum or two.”
The industrialist ‘progress’ of technology left behind many confused and displaced individuals at its expense.
By Gina Scanlon | Posted on January 19th, 2013
In the first episode of “Ripper Street,” one cannot help but notice the dramatic presence of newly-developed technologies that the characters must (sometimes quite hesitantly) adapt to.
By Gina Scanlon | Posted on February 16th, 2013
Drake: “(Egyptians) believed the gods placed the heart in scales against a feather. The Feather of Justice. If the heart spoke of no sin, the scales balanced, and the soul could join the afterlife.