• Crime and tattooing

    Tattooing has over the years weathered many a storm - and with anything popular there is also a down side - And the following article is one that featured in our club magazine in 2002 - telling of a couple of crimes where the indelible mark has played a part.


    Posted by Paul Sayce on May 21, 2010 at 11:33 PM
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  • Before the tattooing of the letter ‘D’ for deserter and ‘BC’ for soldiers with bad character -

    The British army used to brand the letters onto the men - but in 1717 this practice was abolished and pricking (tattooing) took its place.


    Posted by Paul Sayce on April 09, 2010 at 11:06 PM
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  • The Great Omi

    Horace Ridler was born in the year 1892, into a world full of luxury and privilege. And attended some of the finest schools in Victoria England.


    Posted by Paul Sayce on March 05, 2010 at 12:34 AM
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  • Ten more tattooing facts

    1...Roman Emperor Caeser wrote that all Briton's stain their skins with woad, and Herod of Antioch found that the Briton's had animal designs incised onto their bodies.


    Posted by Paul Sayce on January 18, 2010 at 10:06 PM
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  • Jeff Baker

    Well as we all get older, its bound to happen, and on the 28th of October 2009 it did. When the tattooing world lost another one of its elder statesmen, Great Britain's 'Painless Jeff Baker' who passed away after a long illness.


    Posted by Paul Sayce on November 11, 2009 at 4:47 AM
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  • Tattooing machine run on air compresser.

    Over the years many tattoo artists have sought to find and make a newer, cleaner and easier to handle tattooing machine.


    Posted by Paul Sayce on September 05, 2009 at 2:39 AM
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  • North Western Tattoo Club

    Ron Ackers attended five of Les Skuse's 'Bristol Tattoo Club' get togethers and was so impressed with what he had seen,


    Posted by Paul Sayce on July 28, 2009 at 10:40 PM
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  • Tattooed Lady Marion Hollier

    The classic record album 'Indelibly Stamped' by the group 'Supertramp' had on its cover the tattooed lady Marion Hollier and not Rusty Skuse as is often thought.


    Posted by Lionel on July 06, 2009 at 3:52 PM
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  • Danny George Leslie Skuse (1938 - 2009)

    Daniel George Leslie Skuse (1938-2009)...
    What a week that was, when the world learned the sad news that the beautiful movie star Farrah Fawcett, and music icon Michael Jackson had passed away within hours of each other on the 25th of June 2009.


    Posted by Lionel on July 06, 2009 at 2:41 PM
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  • 20 quick tattooing history facts

    New Zealand’s Roger Ingerton moved to Sydney, Australia in 1957, and tattooed with hand tools around the local pubs and for a time in his living accommodation.


    Posted by Paul Sayce on June 26, 2009 at 11:10 PM
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