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Tattoos in England

The Duke of York -- later King George V -- acquired his first tattoo,
when a midshipman aboard H.M.S. Baccante, from the famous
Japanese tattooist Hori Chyo

Sir Winston Churchill's mother had a snake tattoo encircling her wrist (not clearly visible)

Sutherland Macdonald

Field Marshall Earl Roberts

Early English criminals were tattooed
with these letters.

Tattoo artist George Burchett as a young man

George Burchett at work 1928

Ron Ackers at work in Bristol 1950's

Tattooing Bristol, England 1960's


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