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Title: Tattoo book

Accession Number: 1983.52.3
Category: TOOLS - TATTOOING
Type: tattoo book
Maker: Fellowes, C.H.
Place:
Date: Circa 1900
Materials: paper; leather
Description: Tattoo book containing 114 pages of hand-drawn tattoo designs. Formerly the property of Charles H. Fellowes, a hardware store clerk and tattoo artist born in Boston, Mass., August, 1868. Volume, dating ca. 1900, has brown leather cover embossed in gold with "Warner/Locks/C.E. Stumcke" and contains drawings done predominantly in brown and red ink. In June of 1898, Fellowes gave his address as 3rd Street, an East Boston neighborhood close to shipyards and the Navy yard.

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