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“Like” Tattoo History Daily on Facebook

  We love seeing awesome blogs and Facebook pages dedicated to tattooing. One page that we think you should totally ‘like’ is Tattoo History Daily. The page is updated daily with photos of antique pigments, vintage photos, primitive tools and … Continue reading

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The Tattooed Women of the 20s, 30s and 40s

Now a days it seems like everyone has tattoos and it is easy to forget how rare it used to be to see someone with one – especially women! The Daily Mail put together a great little piece on the women … Continue reading

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“Tattoos: The Legacy of Seafaring Heritage” on History Today

History Today released an article today entitled “Tattoos: The Legacy of Seafaring Heritage”. It’s an interesting look into the history of tattoos examines the appeal of the tattoo among high society. “A tattoo: would you? According to recent research the answer … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Seaport Museum Hosts Tattoo Exhibit

Philadelphia’s Independence Seaport Museum opened in 1995 right on the Philly waterfront. Since then it has held many exhibits about sea life and now it is currently showing “Past to Present — Tattoo Paintings.” It is the first exhibit in which the museum … Continue reading

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Tattoo Conference held at Vatican University

Tattooed mummies in ancient Egypt, Crusaders who branded their foreheads with crosses, and New Zealand’s inked Maori warriors were fodder for an unusual conference at a Vatican University Tuesday on the role of tattoos in shaping identity. “Into the Skin: identity, symbols and … Continue reading

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