Found this fabulous comic book cover while at Geppi’s Entertainment Museum for an American Alliance of Museums conference event tonight. Go figure! Tattoo history everywhere!
Layers of tattoo history in this image! Tattoo by a tattoo legend, Dana Brunson, of a historic image of a historical tattooed lady, Artoria Gibbons, on his wife Dot. Spied at the NYC tattoo convention yesterday. They also had the chance to meet Artoria before she passed on!
Crossposting with @tattooexhibit today. This 19th century pilgrimage tattoo stamp is the first featured artifact on the new tattootheexhibition.com website. Check it out! Stamp from the Dickran Torossian collection, Jerusalem; image courtesy Mordechay Lewy.
An umbrella duel about to happen? (From Baer, 1893…read more on Tattoo History Occasionally: tattoohistorian.com)
Pre-machine era red-and-black tattooing. Read more about this on the new Tattoo History Occasionally blog: tattoohistorian.com.
Another one of the images from the new Tattoo History Occasionally blog post on the Baer book at tattoohistorian.com. Tattoo artists and collectors will particularly appreciate that it says “INK” instead of “INRI” over the figure!
A teaser screen cap from the new blog. tattoohistorian.com
First proper blog post on Tattoo History Occasionally about the Baer book with many new images! Check it out…
For all my fellow moms out there (especially my fellow single moms). We are warriors sometimes! Happy Mother’s Day. (From Baer, 1893.)