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Here is a sizeable portion of Sailor Jerrys stencils, the newest tattoo collectible, spanning his tattoo career, from the s to the early s. From his legendary hula girl to more scenic pieces, his Hawaii tattoos reflected his sense of the islands as a kind of paradise on earth. He loved its beauty and exoticism and that it was as far away as he could get from a world he increasingly viewed as a screwed-up place, devoid of honor and conviction. Wrappers lightly worn with some light shelf-wear to the extremities present.

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Book is free of ownership marks. About Sailor Jerry Collins. Applying his bold, refined style to the pin-up, Sailor Jerry created what could be argued as the world's most iconic pin-up tattoos. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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Use a cookie to remember me Only check this box if you are not using a shared computer. As such, they were also considered to help guide a sailor home. At sea, the anchor is the most secure object in a sailor's life, making it the perfect representation of stability. Books by Sailor Jerry Collins. Shellback Turtle Tattoos Like a ship at full mast, a shellback tattoo showed a sailor's experience at sea.

Pig and Rooster Tattoos The superstition behind this tattoo has to do with the wooden cages where roosters and pigs were kept in on ships. Here is a sizeable portion of Sailor Jerry's stencils, the newest tattoo collectible, spanning his tattoo career, from the s to the early s.

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Jerry deeply admired the work of Japanese tattoo masters and was the first Westerner to enter into regular correspondence with them. The superstition behind this tattoo has to do with the wooden cages where roosters and pigs were kept in on ships. Second, it was believed that if a sailor dies at sea, birds carry his soul home to heaven. Traditional Tattoo Meanings.

Heart Tattoos A sailor staring down a long stint at sea- including the possibility of not returning home-often wanted a heart tattoo to keep his loved ones close. Sailor Jerry loved ships and held master papers on every major type of vessel. Once a sailor crossed the equator, he earned the right to get a turtle inked on his body. Jerry's eagle tattoos are fierce and iconic, schaum s outlines pdf often depicted in association with the flag.

Panthers are usually inked as totems of prowess and virility, sometimes also symbolizing a connectedness to nature. Sometimes these hearts were just images. The first was the swallow's famous migration pattern, always returning home to San Juan Capistrano.

It's a reminder of what keeps you steady. The woman inked on a sailor's arm would be the only feminine form he would see for months.

Hearts still remain one of the most popular tattoos for both sailors and civilians. Sailor Jerry Collins was an iconic tattoo artist working out of Honolulu. Sailor Jerry Swallow Sketchbook.

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In addition to indicating that a sailor had sailed miles, swallow tattoos are also associated with the idea of return. For a sailor, ships are both practical and metaphorical. Representing the North Star historically used by sailors use for navigation a nautical star tattoo was believed to keep a sailor on course. Yet he was also determined to beat them at their own game. All stencils reproduced in black and white.

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You may not have their lifestyle, but with the temporary transfer tattoos you can get their look! Net proceeds from the sale of these goods and financial donations from the community make it possible for us to operate our free job training programs. You must have cookies enabled to use this website.

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Illustrated with Color Plates. Eagles are symbols for America, representing honor, prowess and intelligence.

For Sailor Jerry, as a patriot who was acutely aware of and vocal about the shortcomings of his country, the Eagle was a symbol of his idealized America. There's a long-standing tradition in tattoo culture of celebrating that which others fear hence the thematic prevalence of things like skulls and knives.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. We may not always act like it, but we're adults around here. The longer someone had spent at sea, the more tattoos they could show off. Nautical Star Tattoos Representing the North Star historically used by sailors use for navigation a nautical star tattoo was believed to keep a sailor on course. Open Preview See a Problem?

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