Jack the Ripper’s London

Commercial Street in Whitechapel, late 1800s (photo source)

When Alexandrina Victoria ascended to the throne of England in June of 1837, London was the largest city in the world, boasting not only the largest port (an honor held for about a decade), but the heart of global finance, trade and politics…

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