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Tattooing Shop in a Yorkshire Town

© Anthony Gross, RA, CBE – painter/etcher. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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A view of a shop front. A casement window to the right displays goods and has ‘TATTOOING’ inscribed across the top of the window. Three figures can be seen in an interior, through an opening in a door to the centre. A dog is sat outside to the left of the door beside a board advertising cigarettes. There is a gutter in the bottom-left corner.

Manchester Art Gallery





watercolour, gouache & ink on paper


H 20.1 x W 32.4 cm

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Acquisition method

gift of HM Government, War Artists Advisory Committee

Work type

Drawing & watercolour


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