Pen and watercolor on paper, circa 1908 by Thomas Berg, tattoo artist. An Englishman and great draughtsman, he learned by copying master drawings at The Victoria and Albert and The Natural History Museum on Cromwell Road in London. Moved to San Francisco’s Barbary Coast where he worked for many years.
This piece is just in at Lift Trucks Project. Penned on the back of the tattoo board, is this tally. What it looks like is a 9 hour day paid $30, 4 days a week comes out to $120 per week. Awful, right? Well , maybe not. It comes out to $6,240 per year, if Read more about Default title[…]