Charlie Wagner Tattooing A Professional Tattooed Lady

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Highly evocative, instantly memorable portrait of the famed Bowery tattooist Charlie Wagner practicing his trade on the arm of an unidentified professional tattooed woman. Printed on a strip of white cardboard, propped on his tattooing set, which appears to be very portable, is written "CHAS. WAGNER, 11 CHATHAM SQ. NY" (See detail below). Also, a photo of Wagner's shop front can be see inside the case of his kit. On verso: AZO squares stamp box.

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