Rippercast: The Whitechapel Murders Podcast
Episode 61 - Opening Pandora's Box: Syphilis in Whitechapel 1888 - Robert Anderson in Salisbury
November 29th, 2014
This special episode of Rippercast brings to you researcher Robert Anderson's talk given at the Whitechapel Society 1888's 2014 conference in Salisbury. His chosen topic was tertiary syphilis and its widespread presence amongst the prostitutes and their clients in the East End of London in the late Victorian Period. He discussed its symptoms, treatments, and how it may have affected victims and suspects in the Autumn of Terror.
Robert's slide presentation, referred to in the podcast, can be downloaded here.
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