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Tattooed family at the first New York City Tattoo Convention

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Maury Englander (b. 1943). Tattooed family at the first New York City Tattoo Convention, 1998. Photo © Maury Englander, All Rights Reserved.

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Marquesan Heads, Big Panther

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1) Ruth Marten (b.1949). Marquesan Heads, 1977. Enamel paint on masonite. Courtesy of the Artist. 2) Mike Bakaty (1936–2014). Big Panther, 1983. Fiberglass, polyester resin, graphite. Collection of Yvonne Thomas. Photograph courtesy of Maury Englander.

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Children watching Thom deVita at work in his apartment

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John Wyatt (b. 1942). Children watching Thom deVita at work in his apartment, 1976. Photo reproduction. Courtesy of John Wyatt.

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Charlie Wagner tattooing Millie Hull

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Ace Harlyn (fl.1930–40). Charlie Wagner tattooing Millie Hull, 1939. Oil on canvas. Collection of Brad Fink, Daredevil Tattoo NYC

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Zoe Rose: Tattooed NY

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Nicole Reed, Tattoo Art by Rose Hardy on Zoe Brown, 2016. Courtesy Nicole Reed Photography.

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Nora Hildebrandt, Eagle and shield

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1) Charles Eisenmann (1855–1927). Nora Hildebrandt, ca. 1880. Albumen photograph mounted on cardboard. Collection of Adam Woodward. 2) Samuel O’Reilly (1854–1909). Eagle and shield, ca. 1875–1905. Watercolor, ink, and pencil on paper. Courtesy of Lift Trucks Project

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Statue from Charlie Wagner’s Shop at 11 Chatham Square

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Unknown Maker and possibly Charlie Wagner (1873-1953). Statue from Charlie Wagner’s Shop at 11 Chatham Square, ca. 1930. Polychromed papier-mache and linen on wood turned base. Collection of Adam Woodward.

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Electric Pen

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Thomas Edison (1847–1931). Electric Pen, 1876. Nickel-plated flywheel, cast iron, steel stylus, and electric motor. Collection of Brad Fink, Daredevil Tattoo NYC.

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Four Kings of the New World

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John Simon (ca. 1675–1751) after John Verelst (1648–1734). Four Kings of the New World, 1710: Sa Ga Yeath Qua Pieth Tow, King of the Maquas. Mezzotints. New-York Historical Society Library.

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