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Tattoo history

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An old newspaper clipping that shows Jesse Knight tattooing a butterfly on a woman's thigh. #firstfemaletattooist #GreatBritain #history #JesseKnight #tattoopioneer“Tattoo Artists at War.” The New York Times, January 1, 1900. #Historical #Tattooing #SamOReilly #TattooMachineRendering of O’Reilly (left). “The Tattooing Fad has Reached New York via London.” New York Herald, December 12, 1897. #Historical #Tattooing #SamOReilly #TattooMachine
A village elder tattooing a Paiwan woman's hand. #aboriginal #AncestralGlory #Paiwan #Taiwan #yifuchiBert Grimm tattooing one of his clients. #BertGrimm #tattoohistory #traditionalElmer Getchell tattooing (right). “A Tattooing ‘Artist’.” New York Tribune, October 26, 1902. #Historical #Tattooing #SamOReilly #TattooMachine