Eustis Estate

Tattoo Designs

Tattoo Designs

Edward W. Liberty (1883-1957) or Lena (Lane) Liberty (1886-1916)

Boston, 1930-35

Ink and watercolor on paper

Collection of Jennifer Liberty

Clients chose their tattoos from sheets of designs, known as “flash,” hung on the walls of the tattoo shop. The letters accompanying each design were probably price codes.