• Convict Temporary Tattoos
  • Convict Temporary Tattoos
  • Convict Temporary Tattoos
  • Convict Temporary Tattoos

Convict Temporary Tattoos

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Fun for all the chain gang

Authentic temporary Convict Tattoos design by Simon Barnard

Simon Barnard, Australian author of the book, Convict Tattoos has meticulously combed through those records to reveal a rich pictorial history. Convict Tattoos explores various aspects of tattooing from the symbolism of tattoo motifs to inking methods, from their use as means of identification and control to expressions of individualism and defiance providing a fascinating glimpse of the lives of the people behind the records.

Convicts pricked images into their skin with needles and rubbed the wounds with ink, soot and gunpowder to leave a permanent mark. Tattoos were very popular in the nations early days of settlement..

They meant different things to different people, you will find examples of these on your temporary tattoo sheet.

Thanks to your support we are able to protect special places for ever, for everyone.

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