DANZIG BALDEV: RUSSIAN CRIMINAL TATTOOS ENCYCLOPEDIA VOLUME 2 - Volume 2
In 1948, Danzig Baldaev after serving in the army in WWII, went to Leningrad and was ordered by the NKVD to work as a warden in ”Kresty”, an infamous Leningrad prison. While at this prison, he started drawing tattoos of the prison inmates he saw. His collection of tattoos was collected between 1948 and 2000 from different reformatory settlements across the then USSR.
This second volume of the Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopedia is an essential companion to the critically acclaimed first volume. It features previously unpublished drawings and photographs from the extraordinary archives of Baldaev and Sergai Vasiliev.
- 400 pages
- 8 1/8” L x 5” W