12/30/2010 08:48 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Prison Tattoo Photography by Robert Gumpert from Juxtapoz Magazine

As [Robert] Gumpert explains, "Tattoos may be becoming the norm but before their surge in popularity, tattoos were the province of society's outcasts: sailors, artists, carnies and outlaws -- acting as road maps of their lives: who they were, what they had done, their loves, desires, their sorrows and pains."

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