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8 Timeless Coleman Dragon Tattoos

8 Timeless Coleman Dragon Tattoos

Tattoo Ideas1 min Read

Cap Coleman is a tattoo legend and one of the most important figures in the history of western tattooing.

Born somewhere near Cincinnati, Ohio in 1884, later on Coleman set up shop in Norfolk, VA, around 1918 and rapidly became a tattoo legend. Many of his designs became staple traditional tattoo designs and many are still used today, from geisha's and girls to his iconic dragon!

The Coleman dragon is the classic American traditional dragon tattoo and has been replicated countless times and inspired just as many other tattoos. A classic image, the Coleman dragon has stood the test of time and continues to do so, just checkout these modern Coleman dragon tattoos and see why the design is so good almost a century on from it's origins.


Robert Davies
Written byRobert Davies

Tattoodo Staff Writer and tattoo enthusiast. Lover of all things traditional and blackwork!

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