Regarded by many people who wear them as the ultimate form of personal expression, tattoo designs have evolved form pagan ornaments into a popular form of body art. This unique collection spotlights well over 200 actual tattoos, popular during the first half of the twentieth century. Here are pierced... read more
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Regarded by many people who wear them as the ultimate form of personal expression, tattoo designs have evolved form pagan ornaments into a popular form of body art. This unique collection spotlights well over 200 actual tattoos, popular during the first half of the twentieth century. Here are pierced hearts, shamrocks, pretty girls, skulls and crossbones, exotic ladies, crossed swords, colorful birds, cherubs, Indian chiefs, pirates, butterflies, and a host of other striking figures. Commercial artists and designers will welcome this spectacular book and CD-ROM set. Collagists, decoupeurs, and other craftworkers will find the material a great source of inspiration. Tattoo buffs are sure to treasure the collection as well.
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