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French prison tattoos. 17 notes. Reblog. We started off with a butterfly on his torso based on an old French prison tattoo inspired by ‘Papillon.’ Traditionally it would mean the wearer is a thief - something to do with the double meaning of ‘Je vole’, which translates as both ‘I steal’ and ‘I fly’ ...…

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Tattoos of three dots on the hand means "death to cops" (mort aux vaches / flics / poulets / keufs). A single dot on the cheek usually means the wearer is a pimp (point des maquereaux). A stick figure holding a trident is also a common French prison tattoo. Italy…

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Tattoos in Early France & Italy. Jean Baptiste Cabri, was a French sailor discovered by Georg H. von Langsdorff, the naturalist on Krusenstern's Russian expedition, living in the Marquesas in 1804. There were two Europeans on the island, an Englishman named Roberts and a Frenchman, a native of Bourdeaux, named Jean Baptiste Cabri.…

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111 Gangster Style Prison Tattoos And Their Meanings 111 Scandalous Prison Tattoos And Their Meanings - Watch at your own risk cool Most of the prison tattoos are usually done in single color ink, blue or grey, because other colors were non-existent in prisons. There is a vast difference between gang tattoos of different mafias.…