Jump to content

The First Tattoo Artist: Sutherland MacDonald: Talk @Somerset House by Dr Matt Lodder


Recommended Posts

I've been following the good Doctor for a while now on Twitter. Always provides an excellent insight into the history of tattooing, correcting (on numerous occasions) the media with their inaccurate portrayal of tattooed peoples. This looks excellent, it's only a few days before the London Convention too! I've got my ticket, will I see any of you there?

Book Tickets For The First Tattoo Artist: Sutherland MacDonald : Somerset House

Art historian Matt Lodder will delve into the birth of English tattooing as an artistic profession in the 1880s, and discuss the life and work of Sutherland MacDonald, whose parlour was based above a Turkish baths on Jermyn Street in London. This illustrated talk, complementing the Time: Tattoo Art Today exhibition in the Embankment Galleries, will feature never-before-seen images of MacDonald's remarkable work.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share



×
×
  • Create New...