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Many artists have learned from him and he has been mentioned in many books and magazines that discuss the history of tattooing (especially religious and Christian tattoos).
He had learned the art from his father who learned it from his father who came from Egypt and brought with them the wooden hand-carved stamps that act as stencils for the religious designs of settings inspired from the bible such as the crucifixion, the acssention, the virgin Mary and baby Jesus, etc…
Jerusalem Cross Tattoo – The symbol of the Jerusalem cross has a long history in the world of Christendom as well as the world of tattooing.
The people of Borneo, and the Coptic people used carved block of wood to create stencils.
At least as early as the 1500s, visitors to the Holy Land (including crusaders) often acquired a Christian tattoo symbol to commemorate their visit, particularly the Jerusalem Cross.
Some of the most well known and best documented examples of piligrimage tattoos comes from John Carswell’s book of Coptic Christian tattoo designs.
Pilgrims would stand in line waiting for their turn to be tattooed with either a cross or another design of their choice with the date as certification to their pilgrimage to the Holy Land and as a souvenir.
Many Pilgrims would visit another time in a different year and have the date of that year added to the tattoo.