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russian-criminal-tattoos: “ ‘I look at life as it is’ A female tattoo imitating a male tattoo. The bearer was a prostitute and thief who had robbed her drunken clients in their apartments. She was...
russian-criminal-tattoos: “ The correct English text should read ‘Satan, not God, rules the world!’. Satan is depicted as a woman holding the globe. ”
Decoding Russian criminal tattoos – in pictures
From the 1960s to 1980s, Arkady Bronnikov visited correctional facilities all over the Soviet Union and photographed thousands of tattooed inmates to decode their body art – and helped solve many crimes by identifying criminals based on their ink. Here, you can learn what roses, snakes and cowboys really mean ...
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miss-quitecontrary: “ russian-criminal-tattoos: “ A humourous hooligan tattoo, typical in corrective labour camps in the north and the Taiga. The most common name for this tattoo is ‘Misha the...
As tatuagens do sistema carcerário Russo de Alan Crisogano - Follow the Colours
Conheça as tatuagens de Alan Crisogano, artista brasileiro inspirado pelos desenhos e cultura do sistema carcerário da Rússia.
hockeyteeth: Russian criminal tattoo flash by Danzig Baldaev. He was a prison guard from 1948-1986 & documented all the tattoos saw over the years.:
Explicitly perverse and provocative illustrations of Russian criminal underworld tattoos
“Satan and the Devil’s agent in Russia.” This illustration by Danzig Baldaev was copied from the chest of a criminal named “White” in 1991 who had recently completed a 32-year bid in prison. During his time as a prison guard in Russia, and then later as the warden of the notorious Kresty Prison in Leningrad, Danzig Baldaev would become the curator and historian of tattoos worn by the convicts he watched over for nearly 40 years. Baldaev’s illustrations, 3,000 or so in all, have been…