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Posted in ANNOUNCEMENTS by misterroadtripper on November 22, 2010


Triangle Tattoo is happy to announce their new book, Captain Don Leslie—Sword Swallower, Circus Sideshow Attraction, by Madame Chinchilla! They are now accepting orders for this momentous publication.

Captain Don Leslie—Sword Swallower, Circus Sideshow Attraction by Madame Chinchilla is the official biography of Captain Don, one of the truly great legends of the tattoo world. During his final days, Captain Don related his fascinating story about life in the circus and his deep connection with the ancient art of tattooing. Read all about life in the circus, during the last century, back when the traveling, canvas, outdoor sideshows flourished in America.

The Captain was very active in creating this book, sharing his personal stories, photographs, news clippings and many of his unique works of folk art. This is his story! His Life! In his own words! Note: Click images to enlarge.

Click HERE to order!

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  1. mr.p said, on November 22, 2010 at 8:33 am

    Hi folks,we just received our copy of Mdme. Chinchillas new book ” Capt Don Leslie- sword swallower-circus sideshow attraction”!!! Wow..this is destined to sell out quick, it’s beautifully done, historicaly fun & destined to be an important part of any collectors library, (tattoo-sideshow fan or not)! The holidays are just round the bend, you wont regret getting an extra copy as a gift (they’ll steal yours if you dont)! Happy T-Day, mr.p & mary february

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