Sutherland MacDonald, widely regarded as one of the greatest artists of his day, opened a shop in the St James's' area of Westminster and spent his entire career offering body art from the location.
Since then, tattooing has become integrated in modern culture drawing a vast audience from all walks of life – including high-profile celebrities such as David Beckham and Angelina Jolie.
Now, a new exhibition is set to launch to offer a fascinating insight into its long and rich history.
Tattoo London, which will run at the Museum of London, will rediscover the history of professional tattooing in the capital, as well as revealing life inside
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