Memoirs of a Tattooist



Memoirs of a Tattooist Expelled from school at the age of twelve for tattooing his classmates, George Burchett Davis joined the Royal Navy against his parents wishes a year later His skills were encouraged during his travels, and honed by his exposure to the masters of Asia He jumped ship in Jaffa, finding the navy to be too disciplined for his lifestyle, only returning to England twelve years later, his name shortened to avoid charges of desertion With clients ranging from European monarchs including the Sailor King George V to transient seamen, George Burchett was deemed the King of Tattooists, continuing his art until his sudden death in 1953 This is the first edition of his collected memoirs, published five years posthumously. Read Memoirs of a Tattooist By George Burchett – bluevapours.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 222 pages
  • Memoirs of a Tattooist
  • George Burchett
  • English
  • 23 January 2017

10 thoughts on “Memoirs of a Tattooist

  1. Julene says:

    There s ample amounts of ol boy who me mixed with aw shucks namedropping throughout, but I suppose that s to be expected when one s claim to fame is a long running career of tattooing both the upper and lower class Overall I was impressed by the depth of the content in regards to discussing popular themes ...

  2. Amelia Osterud says:

    Surprisingly well written not by Burchett, but by Peter Leighton Turns out that Leighton embellished a bit about the diaries letters part, this book was compiled from newspaper articles, which explains the tone.

  3. Beaugiejuice says:

    History such a awesome look back on a crazy career in the tattoo world Also who would ever of thought of how all the old royal that loved to get rad tats..

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