The Tattoo Dictionary

The Tattoo Dictionary

An A-Z Guide to Choosing your Tattoo

Book - 2016
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Discover the true meanings behind over 200 popular tattoos with this comprehensive book, illustrated with over 100 tattoo designs. From sailors' swallows and Mexican skulls to prisoners' barbed wire and intricate Maori patterns, tattoos have been used as a means of communication by cultures all over the world for thousands of years. Through meticulous research, The Tattoo Dictionary uncovers the fascinating origins of the most popular symbols in tattoo history, revealing their hidden meanings and the long-forgotten stories behind them. This beautifully packaged book is an inspiring look at tattoo culture, and an indispensable guide to choosing your own tattoo.
Publisher: London, England : Mitchell Beazley ; New York, NY : Hatchette Book Group, 2016
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781770857667
1770857664
9781784721770
1784721778
Branch Call Number: 391.65 AITKEN-SMITH
Characteristics: 255 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Tyson, Ashley - Illustrator

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