Tattoo: An Illustrated Miscellany

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London tattoo legend Lal Hardy reveals the fascinating hidden world of tattoo, past and present.

With a wealth of previously unpublished photographs, details and anecdotes, Tattoo preserves many unique and valuable items of tattoo culture, including:

  • Historical stencils and flash
  • Customised machines, traditional hand-tools and animal-marking equipment
  • Collector's cards, bubblegum cards and transfers
  • Memorabilia and tributes relating to tattoo legends such as George Burchett and The Great Omi
  • Postcards, toys, ornaments, T-shirts and other merchandise
  • Supply catalogues, magazines, books and art
  • Rare ephemera - awards, badges, business cards, convention passes, postage stamps and hand-drawn signs

LAL HARDY was born in London in 1958. He opened New Wave Tattoo in north London's Muswell Hill when he was just twenty-one years old. Lal is part of an international community of highly respected tattoo artists. This is his sixth book.

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