Day: March 25, 2021


Importance of tattoos in the past and the tattoo history of many countries

The word “tattoo” originates from the Polynesian word “Ta” (“to strike”), which describes the sound of a tattoo spike on the skin. The first written mention of the word “tattoo” is found in the papers of a naturalist Joseph Banks (1743-1820) on Captain Cook’s ship. Tattoos were known as “prics” or “marks” in the East […]

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