9 Unknown Tattoo Facts!

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The U.S. President, Theodore Roosevelt, got his chest inked with his family’s seal. The U.S. President, Theodore Roosevelt, got his chest inked with his family’s seal.

The U.S. President, Theodore Roosevelt, got his chest inked with his family’s seal.

Back then, sailors realized that their heavily inked bodies used to look so interesting, that the general public starting paying them to get a closer look. Back then, sailors realized that their heavily inked bodies used to look so interesting, that the general public starting paying them to get a closer look.

Back then, sailors realized that their heavily inked bodies used to look so interesting, that the general public starting paying them to get a closer look.

During wartime, soldiers used to miss the company of women. Because of which, they used to get tattoos of naked women on their body so that they never had to feel so alone again. During wartime, soldiers used to miss the company of women. Because of which, they used to get tattoos of naked women on their body so that they never had to feel so alone again.

During wartime, soldiers used to miss the company of women. Because of which, they used to get tattoos of naked women on their body so that they never had to feel so alone again.

Native Americans couldn't read English. So they would draw pictures of their tattoos in lieu of signing their names. Native Americans couldn't read English. So they would draw pictures of their tattoos in lieu of signing their names.

Native Americans couldn't read English. So they would draw pictures of their tattoos in lieu of signing their names.

Tattoos were banned in New York from 1961 until 1997 due to the outbreaks of Hepatitis B. The shops were shut down by the police. Tattoos were banned in New York from 1961 until 1997 due to the outbreaks of Hepatitis B. The shops were shut down by the police.

Tattoos were banned in New York from 1961 until 1997 due to the outbreaks of Hepatitis B. The shops were shut down by the police.

In late 1800s, tattoos were a symbol of "high class" in America. In late 1800s, tattoos were a symbol of "high class" in America.

In late 1800s, tattoos were a symbol of "high class" in America.

Drunken sailors used to rely on tattoos , so that they could prove their identity. Drunken sailors used to rely on tattoos , so that they could prove their identity.

Drunken sailors used to rely on tattoos , so that they could prove their identity.

The revolutionary electric pen was actually invented by Thomas Edison. The revolutionary electric pen was actually invented by Thomas Edison.

The revolutionary electric pen was actually invented by Thomas Edison.

In the mid 1900s, getting inked was a sign of power and independence for women. In the mid 1900s, getting inked was a sign of power and independence for women.

In the mid 1900s, getting inked was a sign of power and independence for women.

History of tattoos is an inspiring tale. It has a synopsis of centuries old native americans, sailors and some Hepatitis B as well. People who already have tattoos today probably don’t know half the truth of Tattoo history. So we give you 10 unknown facts of tattoos!
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