Tattoo: 1730s-1970s
Tattoo: 1730s-1970s

Tattoo: 1730s-1970s

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The vastness and variety of tattooing around the world is chronicled in the book’s hundreds of images, including the indigenous tattooing of the Maori and South Pacific islanders, the ancient traditions of Asia, and the origins of old-school Western tattooing in Europe and the United States. The book also features a dozen original illustrations by Schiffmacher in his inimitable style.Schiffmacher brings a fascinating perspective to tattoo history through his personal reflections and wild tales of adventure. In this book, we learn not only about the history of tattooing, but also about the adventures behind the making of one of the largest tattoo collections in the world, by a self-taught tattoo artist in love with the art and its innovators.

  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 3836593599
  • Comercial Language:  English
  • Hardcover: 511 pages 
  • Dimensions: 8 x 1.25 x 8.5 inches