Sam/Samuel Steward

Samuel Morris Steward (July 23, 1909 – December 31, 1993), also known as Phil Andros, Phil Sparrow, and many other pseudonyms, was a poet, novelist, and university professor who left the world of academia to became a tattoo artist and pornographer.

Great collection of his artwork here…

sam steward dog


Would love to get this book.

Another site selling gay culture books (including the Sam Steward one)…

A selection of his one-handed fiction…

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As an out gay academic, he advised Alfred Kinsey with his research and as tattoo artist Phil Sparrow, he influenced Don/Ed Hardy…

And his life is chronicled in this book, Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade by Justin Spring…


Finally, there’s a nice pinterest page on him here…


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