Posts Tagged ‘Samuel F. O’Reilly’

O’Reilly’s Tattoo Machine:
Fine Art for the Masses

More than 45 million Americans have at least one tattoo. The vast lot of them got inked by way of an electric tattoo machine. And chances are they have no idea who invented the electric tattoo machine: Samuel O’Reilly. His rambunctious, enigmatic life began in May 1854 in Waterbury, Connecticut. Both his parents were IrishRead more..