Sunday, 28 August 2011

Fragments of the East End - now available

Fragments of the East End, a new 160 page full colour book featuring photography, maps and montages of Jack the Ripper's London by Andrew Firth. Published through

This 160 page book includes photomontages of the Aldgate Pump, Aldgate East Station and Tavern, Black Lion Court (x2), St. Jude's Church Commercial Street, The Princess Alice Pub Commercial Street, Dorset Street and Millers Court, Durward Street (x2), Flower & Dean Street (x2), Gardiners Corner, Goulston Street, Grey Eagle Street (x2), Gunthorpe Street, Half Moon Passage, Hanbury Street, Henriques Street, Mitre Square (x2), Old Castle Street, Old Montague Street (x4), Plough Street, Poplar High Street, Spectacle Alley, St George in the East Mortuary, St Mary's Church, St Mary's Station, Swallow Gardens, Whites Row, Wickhams Department Store and Winthrop Street (x2).

In addition, many other east end locations are featured in full colour, with numerous atmospheric night shots.

Includes the authors own descriptive accounts of selected locations as they appear today, along with several map overlays showing the changes that have taken place in the east end over the last 120+ years.

Foreword written by John G. Bennett.

The book can be ordered here.

And here is the promotional video.