For the final forty years, tattoo artist and historian Henk Schiffmacher has poured his coronary heart and soul into his assortment, amassing tattoo drawings, designs, images and artefacts from world wide.
Made up of lithographs, etchings, tattooing devices, work, images, posters, store indicators, unique drawings and tattoo designs identified within the enterprise as flash, amongst them extraordinarily uncommon classic flash sheets from main gamers in early western tattooing.
The vastness and number of tattooing across the globe is chronicled on this Taschen ebook and contains photos of the indigenous tattooing of the Maori and South Pacific islanders, the traditional traditions of Asia and the origins of old-school western tattooing in Europe and the US.
Schiffmacher brings a fascinating perspective to tattoo historical past by his private reflections and wild tales of journey. He’s a self-taught tattoo artist in love with the craft and its innovators.
You should purchase ‘TATTOO. 1730s-Seventies. Henk Schiffmacher’s Personal Assortment’ here