Picture of Buck's Row Whitechapel in London's East End (now Durward St) - site of Jack the Ripper's first murder on 31 August 1888. Mary Ann "Polly" Nichols' body was discovered 3 metres back from the corner of the tall brick building.

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Buck's Row Whitechapel

Jack the Ripper's London 1888

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never been established.

Horror Photographer Joshua Hoffine Reveals His Newest Nightmare: Jack the Ripper


By Doctor Gash
August 30th, 2012

Fantastic horror photog Joshua Hoffine has been busy at work and has just revealed his latest project. Hoffine dug deep into the history of true crime and brilliantly selected Jack the Ripper as his newest subject.

Check out part one of Hoffine's Jack the Ripper two-panel photo project. As always, his vision and attention to detail come through as we enjoy his work. The second part of Jack the Ripper will be released on October 1. For more on this excellent photographer, check out Signed archival prints will be available for purchase though his website. And "like" Joshua Hoffine's Facebook Fan Page.

From the Press Release:

Joshua Hoffine, the internationally renowned horror photographer residing in Kansas City, reveals his latest masterpiece: Jack the Ripper.

Joshua Hoffine's work exploded on the internet and in numerous magazines and news outlets around the world in 2008 when he released his collection of photographs exploring the nature of childhood fears. Since that time he has cultivated a massive cult following for his meticulously staged photographic works regarding, as he puts it, "the psychology of fear."

Conceived as a two-panel diptych, Jack the Ripper depicts the moments "just before" and "just after" a grisly alleyway murder. "What makes Jack the Ripper compelling to me," Hoffine says, "is that nothing is known about him. Because he was never caught, we have no actual information about who he was or why he committed his gruesome crimes. What we have is not a historical or biographical portrait, but a communally imagined idea of Jack the Ripper as an aristocratic predator. As a boogeyman, he graphically symbolizes the idea of the wealthy and powerful preying on the poor."


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