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The 'Tattoo Dictionary' Explores The Secret Histories Of Your Cliche Tattoos

“I have always found that the reasons behind a person getting a tattoo are as fascinating as the designs themselves,” Trent Aitken-Smith writes in the introduction of his book The Tattoo Dictionary. The tattooed images, he says, often meld together history, myth, tattoo tradition and personal significance. The Tattoo Dictionary, written by Aitken-Smith and illustrated by Ashley Tyson, delves into these histories of iconic tattoos, from a simple rose to the currently trendy feather.
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