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2013 Revised Edition

The Father of American Tattooing

– Franklin Paul Rogers

This revised edition features all new content and insightful historical text from C.W. Eldridge.  This hardcover volume is packed with 180 photos and memorabilia from Paul’s personal collection.  One of the most important figures in the history of tattooing.   120 pages.

Hard Cover, Size 6″ x 9″, 120 pages, 180 photos color, and black and white.
Price: $40.00

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The Father of American Tattooing – Franklin Paul Rogers

From the notes, photo albums, and interviews of the late F. Paul Rogers compiled and edited by Don and Paula Lucas in 1990. This biography of Franklin Paul Rogers brings to the reader the first five decades of his remarkable life. Paul helped to bring the grass root mechanics from the turn of the nineteenth century “Old School” tattooing to our modern day world.

Book Cover: The Father of American Tatooing

This narrative biography gives a brief account of Paul’s humble origins, from the time he was born in a log cabin up in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina until his passing on February 27, 1990.

“If you care about tattooing and you care about its history, sit down right this damn minute and order yourself a copy of Franklin Paul Rogers. You’ll be glad you did.”

–Chris Pfouts, International Tattoo Art

Hard Cover, Size 8″x10 3/4″, 96 pages, 80 photos in black and white.
Price: SOLD OUT

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Doc Don working with Franklin Paul Rogers

Doc Don working with Franklin Paul Rogers.