Try to balance this image on your arm! Don this temporary tattoo depicting a Lady balancing on a circus ball with swallows. This classic temporary tattoo is sure to be a whimsical addition to show your off creative and fun side. Made exclusively for the New-York Historical Society, our old-school flash is sure to bring a smile to tattoo enthusiasts young and old!
A late 19th century sketchbook in the New-York Historical Society archives is the source of the classic tattoo designs featured on our Tattooed New York collection. These symbolic patriotic designs were produced at a time the tattoo business was witnessing dramatic changes including the invention of the electric tattoo machine in 1891 and the production and distribution of designs on flash sheets.