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Re: The Girl With The Family History Tattoo
« Reply #9 on: Friday 21 June 19 16:04 BST (UK) »
I have seen " MAM & DAD " tattooed on men's and women's forearms. That's a good start for a family tree. On paper I make countless corrections and add in new information as soon as it is revealed.
So you need to be sure you got all your correct names and dates before tattooing it onto your skin in perpetuity.
It's not like a spreadsheet or PowerPoint that you can airbrush bits out.

Great article "The Girl With The Family History Tattoo" and a very creative tattoo with inspiration from the roots of different branches of her ancestry. The Tattoo meaning would not be immediately obvious but a great talking point.

Perhaps tattoos of this quality could be modern equivalents to heraldic shields?     

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Re: The Girl With The Family History Tattoo
« Reply #10 on: Friday 21 June 19 16:26 BST (UK) »
A bit off topic but I came across a young man recently who had the opening bars of music of The Radetzky March tattooed on his arms, in memory of his grand father who had recently died.
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Re: The Girl With The Family History Tattoo
« Reply #11 on: Friday 21 June 19 17:26 BST (UK) »
Wasn’t it Kenton Archer who, many years ago, had some Chinese characters tattooed somewhere on his anatomy which translated as “slippery when wet”.

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Re: The Girl With The Family History Tattoo
« Reply #12 on: Monday 01 July 19 14:58 BST (UK) »
There are certainly no rules to it!

if its what you like and what you want then go ahead and do it!!!

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Re: The Girl With The Family History Tattoo
« Reply #13 on: Monday 01 July 19 15:14 BST (UK) »
Not into having a tattoo of any kind done at my age. I am now on the wrong side of three score years and ten so it would go up in smoke along with me sooner rather than later  ;) ;)

Saying that I did enjoy reading your article chiddicks. Very interesting story.

For myself, my descendants will have to reply on my research.

Dorrie



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Re: The Girl With The Family History Tattoo
« Reply #14 on: Monday 01 July 19 15:19 BST (UK) »
Not into having a tattoo of any kind done at my age. I am now on the wrong side of three score years and ten so it would go up in smoke along with me sooner rather than later  ;) ;)

Saying that I did enjoy reading your article chiddicks. Very interesting story.

For myself, my descendants will have to reply on my research.

Dorrie


Thanks Dorrie, much appreciated, I am glad that you enjoyed the story even if a Tattoo isn't for you!!

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Re: The Girl With The Family History Tattoo
« Reply #15 on: Tuesday 02 July 19 21:26 BST (UK) »
certainly a very thought provoking story, I found it really inspiring and original.



I have seen " MAM & DAD " tattooed on men's and women's forearms. That's a good start for a family tree. On paper I make countless corrections and add in new information as soon as it is revealed.
So you need to be sure you got all your correct names and dates before tattooing it onto your skin in perpetuity.
It's not like a spreadsheet or PowerPoint that you can airbrush bits out.

Great article "The Girl With The Family History Tattoo" and a very creative tattoo with inspiration from the roots of different branches of her ancestry. The Tattoo meaning would not be immediately obvious but a great talking point.

Perhaps tattoos of this quality could be modern equivalents to heraldic shields?     

Andy_T