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This fantastic blog exhibits exquisite examples from the history of tattooing based on the archival research and/or personal collection of the interdisciplinary scholar Anna Felicity Friedman.

It is also on facebook which is definitely worth liking, on instagram where you can follow it at @tattoohistorian or on twitter which can be found here.

Tattooed Marquesan from Shillibeer, 1817

(from private-collection Biehler flash, c. 1930s)

One of 4 locksmith’s tattoos in the “occupational” section of Riecke’s 1925 study of tattoos in “Today’s Europe”

All images courtesy of www.tattoohistorian.tumblr.com

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