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Old 01-25-2011, 01:29 PM
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Hello Fisherman,


Letīs just blame the Finns, shall we? My ex always did. No, sorry Finns - most of them were from Gothenburg.
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My books are in storage, but in one of them there is a photo about 1900/10 of sleeping on the ropes in a working men's hostel,It was cheaper than a bed, they sat on benches leaning on the ropes.
Miss Marple
I saw this illustrated in Alan Moore's "From Hell: being a melodrama in sixteen parts" when he does a nearly wordless sequence contrasting Sir William Gull's daily life with that of one of the Ripper's victims.
Moore did a very good job in the appendices of referencing his sources, and I believe he mentions where his artist got the reference for the illustration in the graphic novel.

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