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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and full-text (click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 556. Ethnography project focused on three tattoo artists and their art in Glasgow, Kentucky. Focuses on skills, training, procedures, machinery, aesthetics, and artist inspiration. Also provides a brief history of tattooing. Project was completed for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


American Popular Culture | American Studies | Art and Design | Folklore | Social and Cultural Anthropology

FA 556 WRONSKI, Genevieve.pdf (13180 kB)
Tattoo Artists: Masters of the Living Canvas