Tattoo History Daily

Oct 14

Full sheet of tattoo images, some of which are featured in my current @thingsandink article on historical tattoo illustration. From an amazing Louis Vervaeck et al. manuscript at the University of Chicago Libraries, circa 1907.

Full sheet of tattoo images, some of which are featured in my current @thingsandink article on historical tattoo illustration. From an amazing Louis Vervaeck et al. manuscript at the University of Chicago Libraries, circa 1907.

Full sheet of tattoo images, some of which are featured in my current @thingsandink article on historical tattoo illustration. From an amazing Louis Vervaeck et al. manuscript at the University of Chicago Libraries, circa 1907.

Full sheet of tattoo images, some of which are featured in my current @thingsandink article on historical tattoo illustration. From an amazing Louis Vervaeck et al. manuscript at the University of Chicago Libraries, circa 1907.

Full sheet of tattoo images, some of which are featured in my current @thingsandink article on historical tattoo illustration. From an amazing Louis Vervaeck et al. manuscript at the University of Chicago Libraries, circa 1907.

Full sheet of tattoo images, some of which are featured in my current @thingsandink article on historical tattoo illustration. From an amazing Louis Vervaeck et al. manuscript at the University of Chicago Libraries, circa 1907.

Full sheet of tattoo images, some of which are featured in my current @thingsandink article on historical tattoo illustration. From an amazing Louis Vervaeck et al. manuscript at the University of Chicago Libraries, circa 1907.

Full sheet of tattoo images, some of which are featured in my current @thingsandink article on historical tattoo illustration. From an amazing Louis Vervaeck et al. manuscript at the University of Chicago Libraries, circa 1907.

Detail from a sheet of tattoo images, some of which are featured in my current @thingsandink article on historical tattoo illustration. From an amazing Louis Vervaeck et al. manuscript at the University of Chicago Libraries, circa 1907.

Detail from a sheet of tattoo images, some of which are featured in my current @thingsandink article on historical tattoo illustration. From an amazing Louis Vervaeck et al. manuscript at the University of Chicago Libraries, circa 1907.

Full sheet of tattoo images, some of which are featured in my current @thingsandink article on historical tattoo illustration. From an amazing Louis Vervaeck et al. manuscript at the University of Chicago Libraries, circa 1907.

Full sheet of tattoo images, some of which are featured in my current @thingsandink article on historical tattoo illustration. From an amazing Louis Vervaeck et al. manuscript at the University of Chicago Libraries, circa 1907.

Oct 02

See FB and Twitter for the link to see this bigger. #tattooed #french #sailor

See FB and Twitter for the link to see this bigger. #tattooed #french #sailor

Sep 26

Find me on Ello! https://ello.co/tattoohistorian

Find me on Ello! https://ello.co/tattoohistorian

Read about my critique of the new  TED-Ed tattoo-history animation on the Tattoo History Occasionally blog, which includes this egregious typo that they still haven’t fixed…http://ow.ly/BV3lp

Read about my critique of the new TED-Ed tattoo-history animation on the Tattoo History Occasionally blog, which includes this egregious typo that they still haven’t fixed…http://ow.ly/BV3lp

Sep 19

Another one of the historic #tattoo pieces in the Ricco/Maresca exhibition that opened last night. Hope some of you in NYC got to be there! Up through 10/25.

Another one of the historic #tattoo pieces in the Ricco/Maresca exhibition that opened last night. Hope some of you in NYC got to be there! Up through 10/25.