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Walter Sickert: Capturing the Darker Side of Life

The following article was written for an upcoming issue of History Magazine. Laura Grande looks at the life the enigmatic artist whom some believe was Jack the Ripper. Walter Sickert was a man of mystery. Even those who were close … Continue reading

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The Leaping Madman: The Legend of Spring-Heeled Jack

Previously published in the August/September 2010 issue of History Magazine. Laura Grande looks at the myth behind one of England’s most enduring urban legends. The 19th century was an age of science and reason; however, superstition remained a persistent school … Continue reading

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