Preserved tattooed human skin specimen. Scanned from the pages of a book entitled “Horimono in Japan”, circa 1973.
"Between the wish and the thing the world lies waiting." (C. McC.)
Viking ship detail at the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo. Notice the detailed Celtic patterns combined with animals on a Viking ship. The Oseberg ship was buried in 834 CE.
St Bartholomew, an early Christian martyr who was skinned. If you look closely, you’ll notice that’s not a robe, but actually his removed skin hanging around him. [Marco d’Agrate, 1562 (Duomo cathedral, Milan-Italy)]