The Tattoo Dictionary

This beautifully packaged book is an inspiring look at tattoo culture, and an indispensable guide to choosing your own tattoo.

The Tattoo Dictionary

Discover the true meanings behind over 200 popular tattoos with this comprehensive book, illustrated with over 100 tattoo designs. From sailors' swallows and Mexican skulls to prisoners' barbed wire and intricate Maori patterns, tattoos have been used as a means of communication by cultures all over the world for thousands of years. Through meticulous research, The Tattoo Dictionary uncovers the fascinating origins of the most popular symbols in tattoo history, revealing their hidden meanings and the long-forgotten stories behind them. This beautifully packaged book is an inspiring look at tattoo culture, and an indispensable guide to choosing your own tattoo.

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The Tattoo Dictionary
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Trent Aitken-Smith, Ashley Tyson
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-08 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Discover the true meanings behind over 200 popular tattoos with this comprehensive book, illustrated with over 100 tattoo designs. From sailors' swallows and Mexican skulls to prisoners' barbed wire and intricate Maori patterns, tattoos have been used as a means of communication by cultures all over the world for thousands
The Tattoo Dictionary
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Trent Aitken-Smith, Ashley Tyson
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09 - Publisher:

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