Russian Prison Tattoos - Part 1 of 2 Spider/Spider Web – Drug User/ Addict Monastery/Church/Castle – A common tattoo rep the bearer’s time insider, the no of towers to the building usually denotes the no of years

Russian Prison Tattoos - Part 1 of 2 Spider/Spider Web – Drug User/ Addict Monastery/Church/Castle – A common tattoo rep the bearer’s time insider, the no of towers to the building usually denotes the no of years Más

Danzig Baldayev worked in a Leningrad prison for 33 years and managed to get an insight into the criminal world that even the KGB took interest in his work. During his time an an ethnographer, he illustrated enough criminal tattoos to fill three books. The volumes entitled Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia contained accompanying photographs from …

Russian Criminal Tattoos - Eyes on the upper/middle torso they literally mean that the wearer is keeping their eyes open.

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Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume I 7020

The human iconography of the Russian underground. Intricate, coded prison tattoos from the 1970s-90s.

The coded world of Russian prison tattoos

The human iconography of the Russian underground. Intricate, coded prison tattoos from the

Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume III - 5

This is the final volume of drawings and photographs from Danzig Baldaev and Sergei Vasiliev, which completes the Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia trilogy.

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Tattoos of the Russian Mafia

Symbols of a life of crime: The fading tattoos on Russia's gangland prisoners…

Symbols of a life of crime: The fading tattoos on Russia's gangland prisoners that can be read like a criminal underworld CV

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