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Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Dant︠s︡ik Sergeevich Baldaev, Alexander Sidorov
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Fuel Publishing

A first volume in a best-selling series that reflects intricate and symbolic aspects of Russian subculture and also inspired details from David Cronenberg's Eastern Promises is a visual treasury of more than 3,000 tattoos accumulated throughout the course of a Russian prison attendant's career.
Russian Criminal Tattoo Police Files
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: Arkady Bronnikov
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-07 - Publisher:

This book features over 180 photographs and accompanying texts of Russian criminal tattoos from the Arkady Bronnikov collection. From the mid-1960s to the late- 1980s Bronnikov worked as a senior expert in criminalistics at the USSR Ministry of Internal Affairs, part of his duties involved visiting correctional institutions of the
Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Dant︠s︡ik Sergeevich Baldaev, Sergei Vasiliev
Categories: Prisoners
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

The photographs, drawings and texts published in this book are part of a collection of more than 3,000 tattoos accumulated over a lifetime by a prison attendant named Danzig Baldaev. Tattoos were his gateway into a secret world in which he acted as ethnographer, recording the rituals of a closed
Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopedia
Language: en
Pages: 397
Authors: Danzig Baldaev, Sergei Vasiliev
Categories: Prisoners
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:

Focusing on the Russian criminal tattoos, this second volume features drawings and photographs, which depict an extraordinary world where a criminal's rank, history, and sexual preference are indelibly displayed on their bodies.
Русские Уголовные Татуировки И Игральные Карты
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: Damon Murray
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher: Fuel Publishing

This book reveals the importance of playing cards in Russian criminal culture. The handmade decks are beautiful works of art in their own right. Prohibited by the prison authorities, they are constructed from innocuous materials procured from the everyday routine of prison life. During construction both the cards and their