One Hundred And One Tattoo Facts

35: The first occurrence of the word tattoo within the Oxford English Dictionary came in 1769 and is credited to Captain John Cook. 18: Anil Gupta is taken into account NYC’s most expensive tattoo artist at over $350 per hour. 82: A tattoo is artwork, only, if the person doing the tattoo is an artist and a skilled technician. 11: The record for the longest tattoo session is forty three hours and 50 minutes and was completed by the very observant and talented artist Melanie Grieveson, of Australia. 42: Tommy Lee of Motley Crue holds the file for highest altitude tattoo, having been inked in 2008 at 45,000 feet. 32: The standard Samoan tattoo, pe’a, covering the body from mid torso to the knees, takes 3 months to complete and as much as 1 12 months to totally heal. 83: President James Buchanon had a tattoo of a scantily clad girl on his chest with the initials BFL (bachelor for all times).