Join Jennifer Allison to discover the history of tattooing policy and culture in the British Army in this free online Zoom talk.
People get tattoos for lots of different reasons, sometimes to fit in and sometimes to stand out.
Join Jennifer Allison to discover the history of tattooing policy and culture in the British Army. The talk will explore rules of military life, individuality and uniformity.
Formerly a curator at the REME Museum, Jennifer was the lead for their tattoo exhibition in 2018. Entitled Military Ink, the temporary exhibition showcased the body art of former and serving REME soldiers and officers and presented their experiences in regard to their tattoos.
Jennifer is currently studying for her PhD at Bristol University, focusing on the culture and history of tattooing within the British Army. Jennifer is the Deputy Director of the Army Museums Ogilby Trust, an independent charity providing support to Army museums across the UK.