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Burchett, George (1872–1953), tattoo artist, was born George Burchett Davis at 9 Toronto Terrace, Brighton, Sussex, on 23 August 1872, the eldest son in the family of twelve children of George Burchett Davis (1849/50–1923), a journeyman french polisher who became a picture frame maker and later a shopkeeper, antiques dealer, and amateur artist in the ...

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George Burchett (1872–1953) by Brian Seed, 1951 © Brian Seed / The LIFE Images Collection / Getty Images

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Macdonald, Sutherland (1860–1942), tattoo artist, was born at Boundary Terrace, Leeds, Yorkshire, on 25 June 1860, the eldest child in the family of at least three sons and two daughters of Robert Macdonald (1821/2–1898), a private and later sergeant in the Royal Engineers...