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Ripperologist No. 76: February 2007


Features


Compared to What?
Don Souden’s editorial questions the level of medical knowledge in 1888.

The Victorian Medico-Legal Autopsy
In Part II, Karyo Magellan looks at the autopsies of the Whitechapel murder victims.

‘A Century-Old Painting’
Adam Wood with more on the ‘H Division’ photograph and the true identity of ‘Doc Summers’

Obituary: Ian Richardson
Chris George remembers the life and career of the man who played Charles Warren in From Hell


Regulars


The Victorian Larder
Jane Coram invites you to sample the East End delicacy that is pie and mash with liquor.

The Detectives
How would the leading fictional detectives hunt the Ripper?
Don Souden places Sam Spade in Whitechapel in The Portuguese Penguin

Press Trawl
Chris Scott returns with a bumper report from the North Eastern Daily Gazette of 1 October 1888.


News and Views


I Beg to Report
From a French video of the Ripper’s trial on YouTube to South Kent, Connecticut, if it happened, you’ll find it here.



Books


On the Crimebeat
Wilf Gregg reviews the latest additions to the True Crime bookshelf.



We would like to acknowledge the valuable assistance given by the following people in the production of this issue of Ripperologist: Andy Aliffe, Stewart P Evans, and Keith Skinner. Thank you!

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