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.
“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.
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.
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.