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Tattoo Collection

Background imageTattoo Collection: Tattooed Victorian lady, 1897

Tattooed Victorian lady, 1897
An example of American tattoo work on a Mrs. Williams. Date: 1897

Background imageTattoo Collection: Sinbad The Sailor. Middlesbrough

Sinbad The Sailor. Middlesbrough Date: 1970s

Background imageTattoo Collection: Tattooed masterpiece by Mr. Sutherland Macdonald of Jermyn S

Tattooed masterpiece by Mr. Sutherland Macdonald of Jermyn S
A battle royal in mid-air: a tattooed masterpiece by Mr. Sutherland Macdonald of Hamman Studio, Jermyn Street, London. Date: 1897

Background imageTattoo Collection: Princess Waldemar of Denmark and her tattoo

Princess Waldemar of Denmark and her tattoo
Princess Waldemar of Denmark (1865 - 1909), formerly Princess Marie of Orleans, displaying a fine tattoo on her left arm which she had done while travelling in the Far East having " interesting

Background imageTattoo Collection: Boeing 767-3JHF(ER)(WL) G-DHLF (msn 37806, line number 981), of DHL Air

Boeing 767-3JHF(ER)(WL) G-DHLF (msn 37806, line number 981), of DHL Air, at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford 8 July 2012. Date: 2012

Background imageTattoo Collection: Maori Chieftain, New Zealand

Maori Chieftain, New Zealand. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageTattoo Collection: Emma de Burgh, tattooed lady, 1897

Emma de Burgh, tattooed lady, 1897
Emma de Burgh, tattooed lady. The work on her back depicts the Last Supper, by Da Vinci, and was regarded at the time to be one of the finest piece of tattooing produced in America

Background imageTattoo Collection: Frank de Burgh, tattooed man, 1897

Frank de Burgh, tattooed man, 1897
Frank de Burgh, tattooed man, displays his chest and forearms, which bear the name of his wife, Emma, and a forget-me-not motto, depicted on a scroll, held aloft by a maiden

Background imageTattoo Collection: Prince George having a tattoo, Japan 1881

Prince George having a tattoo, Japan 1881
" Everybody, it seemed, tattooed, whether belonging to the ward-room, gun-room, or lower deck, including, of course, both the Princes

Background imageTattoo Collection: Japanese Tattoo C1900

Japanese Tattoo C1900
A TATTOOED JAPANESE MAN Tattooing of this complex and highly-coloured type was at one time not uncommon in Japan

Background imageTattoo Collection: Edinburgh Fireworks

Edinburgh Fireworks
An impressive fireworks display from Edinburgh Castle during the famous Edinburgh Tattoo

Background imageTattoo Collection: Victorian Scrap - Tattooing - an old custom

Victorian Scrap - Tattooing - an old custom in the navy. late 19th century

Background imageTattoo Collection: North American F-100F Super Sabre N414FS

North American F-100F Super Sabre N414FS
North American F-100F-10-NA Super Sabre N414FS (msn 243-102, ex 56-3826, GT-826, N3252C), of Flight Systems Inc. at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford 13 July 1985. Date: 1985

Background imageTattoo Collection: Tattoo-artist, George Burchett, at work on a Tommy

Tattoo-artist, George Burchett, at work on a Tommy
A tattoo artist, George Burchett, in his shop near Waterloo station working on the forearm of a soldier, while a lady who has just received a tattoo of her own, admires his handiwork

Background imageTattoo Collection: The Aldershot Tattoo - The Grand Finale

The Aldershot Tattoo - The Grand Finale! Date: 1939

Background imageTattoo Collection: First Aid Nursing Yeomanry ambulance

First Aid Nursing Yeomanry ambulance
Photograph: First Aid Nursing Yeomanry ambulance.One of seven photographs relating to the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY), 1911-1918, and as depicted in the Bath Tattoo, July 1958. Date: 1911

Background imageTattoo Collection: British Aerospace Jetstream 41, of Eastern Airways. Date: circa 2011

British Aerospace Jetstream 41, of Eastern Airways. Date: circa 2011

Background imageTattoo Collection: SEPECAT Jaguar GR. 3A XX752 - L

SEPECAT Jaguar GR. 3A XX752 - L
Royal Air Force - SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1A XX752 - L (msn S.49), of No.16 Squadron, at RAF Cottesmore for the Royal International Air Tattoo in July 2000. Date: 2000

Background imageTattoo Collection: The dangers of getting a personal tattoo

The dangers of getting a personal tattoo
" First of All, Mary, theres something awful I must get off my chest." The dangers of getting a personal tattoo - A dapper gent has to admit to a previous romantic liason to his new young

Background imageTattoo Collection: Snake Tattoo

Snake Tattoo
The latest craze for feminine beauty is the tattooing of the back with serpents, butterflies, etc. This picture was taken in a London salon. Date: 1929

Background imageTattoo Collection: Natives of the island of Formosa (Taiwan)

Natives of the island of Formosa (Taiwan), depicted as headhunters and cannibals, 1820s. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Andrea Bernieri from Giulio Ferrrarios Costumes Antique

Background imageTattoo Collection: Convair CV-240-27 N95

Convair CV-240-27 N95 (msn 331, ex ET-29C 52-1092), of the Federal Aviation Administration flying unit, at the 1975 International Air Tattoo, RAF Greenham Common

Background imageTattoo Collection: Blackhawk at Fairford

Blackhawk at Fairford
Sikorsky UH-60A Blackhawk 88-26072 from A Coy, 7-227th Avn Bn, United States Army, at the 1993 Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford 21 to 27 July 1993. Date: 1993

Background imageTattoo Collection: Three runaway schoolboys are very seasick

Three runaway schoolboys are very seasick
Three runaway schoolboys suffer greatly from seasickness on an ocean voyage. Date: 1898

Background imageTattoo Collection: Tattooing - Drunk Tattooist has got carried away

Tattooing - Drunk Tattooist has got carried away
Tattooing - Drunk Tattooist (Professor Smith) has got carried away... " Its taking you a long time to write I love Annie !" Date: circa 1920s

Background imageTattoo Collection: Breguet Atlantic 61+13

Breguet Atlantic 61+13
Marineflieger - Breguet Atlantic 61+13, (msn 26) of MFG 3, at RAF Greenham Common for the International Air Tattoo in July 1983. Date: 1983

Background imageTattoo Collection: Lockheed C-130H Hercules MM61998 - 46-12

Lockheed C-130H Hercules MM61998 - 46-12
Aeronautica Militaire - Lockheed C-130H Hercules MM61998 / 46-12 (msn 382-4052), of 46 Aero Brigata at Pope AFB on 9 June 1981. (Aeronautica Militaire - Italian Air Force) Date: 1981

Background imageTattoo Collection: Lockheed C-5A Galaxy 69-0019

Lockheed C-5A Galaxy 69-0019
United States Air Force - Lockheed C-5A Galaxy 69-0019 (MSN 500-0050), of the 436th MAW at RAF Greenham Common for the International Air Tattoo on 27 June 1981. Date: 1981

Background imageTattoo Collection: Lockheed C-130H Hercules NZ7001

Lockheed C-130H Hercules NZ7001
Royal New Zealand Air Force - Lockheed C-130H Hercules NZ7001 (msn 382-4052), of 40 Squadron on 'C-130 row' at a very soggy RAF Greenham Common for the International Air Tattoo on 23 June 1979 Date

Background imageTattoo Collection: Lockheed C-130A Hercules 55-0023

Lockheed C-130A Hercules 55-0023
United States Air Force - Lockheed C-130A Hercules 55-0023 (MSN 182-3050), of the 64th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 928th Airlift Wing at RAF Greenham Common for the International Air Tattoo on 23 June

Background imageTattoo Collection: McDonnell Douglas F-4F Phantom 38+30

McDonnell Douglas F-4F Phantom 38+30
Luftwaffe - McDonnell Douglas F-4F Phantom 38+30 (msn 4695), of JB 35 at RAF Greenham Common for the International Air Tattoo on 31 June 1976 Date: 1976

Background imageTattoo Collection: Cessna 340A HB-LPK

Cessna 340A HB-LPK (msn 340A0235), at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford on 21 July 1996. Date: 1996

Background imageTattoo Collection: Beech Super King Air 200C PH-SBK

Beech Super King Air 200C PH-SBK
Koninklijke Marineluchtvaartdienst - Beech Super King Air 200C PH-SBK (msn BB-180), at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford on 19 July 2004

Background imageTattoo Collection: Pilatus PC-9 D-FGMT

Pilatus PC-9 D-FGMT (msn 170), of EIS Aircraft GmbH, at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford on 198 July 2005. Date: 2005

Background imageTattoo Collection: Douglas DC-4 ZS-BMH

Douglas DC-4 ZS-BMH
Douglas DC-4-1009 ZS-BMH (msn 43157), of the South African Airways Historic Flight, at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford on 23 July 1998. Date: 1998

Background imageTattoo Collection: Cessna 340A III HB-LKU

Cessna 340A III HB-LKU (msn 340A0493), of EFOS Flight Charter AG., at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford on 17 July 2004. Date: 2004

Background imageTattoo Collection: Douglas DC-4 ZS-BMH

Douglas DC-4 ZS-BMH
Douglas DC-4-1009 ZS-BMH (msn 43157), of the South African Airways Historic Flight, at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford on 23 July 1998. Date: 1998

Background imageTattoo Collection: Douglas DC-4 ZS-BMH

Douglas DC-4 ZS-BMH
Douglas DC-4-1009 ZS-BMH (msn 43157), of the South African Airways Historic Flight, at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford on 23 July 1998. Date: 1998

Background imageTattoo Collection: Curtiss JN-4D Jenny G-ECAB

Curtiss JN-4D Jenny G-ECAB (msn 1917), at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford on 19 July 2003. Date: 2003

Background imageTattoo Collection: Curtiss JN-4D Jenny G-ECAB

Curtiss JN-4D Jenny G-ECAB (msn 1917), at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford on 19 July 2003. Date: 2003

Background imageTattoo Collection: Curtiss JN-4D Jenny G-ECAB

Curtiss JN-4D Jenny G-ECAB (msn 1917), at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford on 19 July 2003. Date: 2003

Background imageTattoo Collection: Dornier Do-228-101 D-CALM

Dornier Do-228-101 D-CALM (msn 7051), of the Natural Environment Research Council, at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford on 19 July 2003. Date: 2003

Background imageTattoo Collection: Panavia Tornado F.3 ZE167

Panavia Tornado F.3 ZE167
Royal Air Force - Panavia Tornado F.3 ZE167 (msn 545/AS019/3245), of No.25 Squadron, at RAF Fairford for the Royal international Air Tattoo on 22 July 1991. Date: 1991

Background imageTattoo Collection: Hawker Hunter T.Mk.7 PH-NLH

Hawker Hunter T.Mk.7 PH-NLH (msn 41H-695342, ex N-320, ex XM126), of the Dutch National Aerospace Laboratory - (NLR), at RAF Greenham Common for the International Air Tattoo on 1 August 1976 Date

Background imageTattoo Collection: Ilyushin Il-76MD UR-76413

Ilyushin Il-76MD UR-76413
Ukraine Air Force - Ilyushin Il-76MD UR-76413 (msn 1013407215), of 243 OSAP, at RAF Fairford on 19 July 1997 for the Royal International Air Tattoo. Date: 1997

Background imageTattoo Collection: Lockheed C-130K Hercules C.1P

Lockheed C-130K Hercules C.1P
Royal Air Force - Lockheed C-130K Hercules C.1P XV210, at RAF Fairford for the Royal international Air Tattoo on 30 July 1993. Date: 1993

Background imageTattoo Collection: BAe Harrier T.10 ZH662 - 'R'

BAe Harrier T.10 ZH662 - 'R'
Royal Air Force - BAe Harrier T.10 ZG472 / 'R' (msn TX010), of 20 ® Sqn / 233 OCU, at RAF Fairford for the Royal international Air Tattoo on 22 July 1996. Date: 1996

Background imageTattoo Collection: BAe Harrier GR.7 ZG472 - 'O'

BAe Harrier GR.7 ZG472 - 'O'
Royal Air Force - BAe Harrier GR.7 ZG472 / 'O' (msn P62), of the Air Warfare Centre, at RAF Fairford for the Royal international Air Tattoo on 22 July 1996. Date: 1996



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