Exhibition: 'Tattooed New York' at the New-York Historical Society, New York. “The first of two postings on the history of tattooing and tattoo artists of New York.” https://artblart.com/2017/04/17/exhibition-tattooed-new-york-at-the-new-york-historical-society-new-york/ Photo: Unknown photographer. '“Painless” Jack Tyron tattooed by Charlie Wagner and Lewis (Lew) Alberts' Nd
There's a lot of baggage that comes with having a face tattoo—people may see you as a "freak," think you've been involved with some shady stuff, or assume you've been to prison. That's not always the case, though.