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Preserving Tattoos for the Future? Interview with ABC Radio Australia

Some time ago, I met the very colourful (and heavily tattooed!) Geoff Ostling, when he came to visit the Wellcome tattoo collection. Recently, our paths crossed again whilst I was in Australia for a speaking engagement at the National Gallery … Continue reading

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The Tattoo Collectors: Geoff Ostling

As a researcher who specialises in the preservation of tattooed human skin, I have encountered some extraordinary things stored away in archives, museums and private collections in the course of my work. But I don’t just work with the dead … Continue reading

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