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Tattooing Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 45 pictures in our Tattooing collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Prince George having a tattoo, Japan 1881 Featured Print

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. A dragon in blue and red writing down the arm being a favourite design." Young Prince George(1865-1936) later became George Duke of York, then King George. This picture featured in an article at the time of his marriage to Princess May of Teck(later the Duchess of York, then Queen Mary). Date: 1881

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Instrument for tattooing deserters, 1850 Featured Print

Instrument for tattooing deserters, 1850

Instrument for tattooing deserters, 1850 (c). Brass body and trigger with brass D plate and steel spikes. Engraved on side with manufacturers name, Savigny and Company, London. When a thumb piece at the other end of the cylinder is pulled the whole piston retracts and catches on a ratchet; when this is released by the depression of a steel lever, and internal spring forces the piston and spikes downwards. Used for tattooing one initial D for deserter on the face or armpit. Date: 1850

© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library

New Zealand Maori Ornaments and Decorations Featured Print

New Zealand Maori Ornaments and Decorations

New Zealand Maori Ornaments and Decorations. They are an ear ornament, real or imitation teeth, grotesque figures (tiki), earrings, a tail feather, a shell, wooden combs, a fly catcher, geometrical border designs, and tattooing instruments. Plate from 'The New Zealanders illustrated' by George French Angas (1822-1886). Date: 1847

© David Cousins / Mary Evans Picture Library