Saturday, 21 November 2009

Altered, Image #18

Pastel pencil, charcoal, chalk on UART paper

There is a lot of speculation as to what sort weapon or weapons Jack the Ripper may have used, one of these is the kukri or kukris. A lot of British soilders had kukris while they served in India in the 1800's. Many of these kukri found there way into the British market for anyone to purchase. The blade of a kuri is very strong and has a distinctive blade shape.