Just in from the California State Archives is Sacramento, parade photo purported to be of Captain Jack Howard, tattoo master of the Barbary Coast.
Out of place like a land-bound ghost in the fog, yellow street lights, the low growl of the trolley underground electric hum. Another low hummed transformer buzz from the Jesus Saves sign at the mission, snap up your collar, quicken your pace. I can see it all coming back dream-like now, one more for the Read more about Biznes is Good[…]
Many of our followers are diehard tattoo aficionados and collectors, and it’s easy to understand why. They know it’s rare to find the good tattoo stuff out in the wild, but we’ve got good news. We’ve gotten reports of an online tattoo auction to be held on the 13th & 14th – 1PM & 6PM Read more about Tattoo Auction[…]
Everything hidden creeps up through the sidewalks oozes through the cracks, crimes crying to be solved. Shanghaied, rolling out under the Golden Gate. Fog horns freight train whistles odd night noises music or…. tattoo signs, an old jackknife and some papers, a bottle of ink dried up now, somehow the big sheets made it by, Read more about Tattoos on the Barbary Coast: Part II[…]