100 Years Of Tattoos


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  • Author : David Mccomb
  • Paper back
  • 288 pages
  • ISBN : 9781780674766
  • Dimensions : 25 x 19.5 cm



Great Reasons To Buy 100 Years Of Tattoos

  • 100 Years Of Tattoos is an original and authentic introduction to the past century of tattoo culture, as it emerged from the underground into the mainstream.
  • Covering everything from body art's early association with sailors and convicts to its infusion into celebrity culture, this book reveals the entire history of tattoos over the last 100 years.
  • Illustrated with visual material from across many sub-genres it will appeal to anyone with an interest in body art, social history, or getting a tattoo.

Why You'll Love This Book

Over the past century, tattoo culture has emerged from the underground and hit the mainstream. 100 years Of Tattoos is a visual history that uniquely examines this journey, covering everything from body art’s early association with sailors, convicts and side-show acts to the current adoption of tattoo culture among celebrities via the tattoo renaissance of the 1970s.

Using a wealth of visual material from sub-genres associated with tattoos, such as music, art and fashion, as well as examples of some of the most exquisite tattoos ever inked, author David Mccomb takes readers through a social history of personal expression, treating us to 400 photographs along the way, many of which have never before been published. A truly unique publication, this book will appeal to anyone with an interest in art, history and getting a tattoo.

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