An Unreliable History of Tattoos

An Unreliable History of Tattoos

by Paul Thomas


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The tattoo is an art form, a practice . . . for some, a ritual. Its history is long and colorful, dating back to the Neolithic, when our ancestors marked their bodies with symbolic lines derived from a carbon paste. Today, those same markings can be made on entering the neon parlors that line our cities.Maybe it's time to stop taking them so seriously.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781910620045
Publisher: Nobrow Ltd.
Publication date: 04/19/2016
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 10.10(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 15 Years

About the Author

Paul Thomas is a political, strip and gag cartoonist from the United Kingdom whose work has appeared in Punch magazine, The Spectator, Private Eye, The Sunday Times, The Independent, Daily Telegraph, The Guardian). As a comic illustrator his cross-genre caricatures and location drawings have appeared on Channel 4 and Sky Television. An Unreliable History of Tattoos is his first book.

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