Picture of tattoo from gaol register, c1860 (AD1676/4/6)

Extract from gaol register showing hand-drawn tattoo.

Some of the Bodmin Gaol registers contain illustrations of prisoners’ tattoos (AD1676/4/6).

Nebes a’n kovskrifow dhyworth Prison Bosvena a syns ynna delinyansow a gorfliwyow prisnoryon (AD1676/4/6).