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Homeward Bound: The Life and Times of Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry

by Sailor Jerry

Hardcover book in slipcase, limited to only 300 copies worldwide.

This book explores the life, times and artistic legacy of the father of the old-school tattoo, Norman "Sailor Jerry" Collins.

In much the same way as the critically-acclaimed cult film, Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry, this limited-edition, 128-page, hardbound book uses the life of Sailor Jerry as the conduit to deliver a visual ethnography of American tattooing.

Previously-unseen photographs include not only rare images of Collins and his tattoo contemporaries, but also Hawaiian life in the mid-20th century. Anecdotes are illustrated with ephemera and essays collected during the making of the film.

Hardcover with slipcase. 128 pages. Measures 12" X 12"

$199.99 USD