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      A German Stowaway at Ellis Island. Although taken in 1911 this gives an idea of the types of tattoos prevalent (New York Public Library)

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      Varient print reproduced in Peter Mesenholler 'Augustus F. Sherman: Ellis Island Portraits 1905-1920' (c1905) p.86 bears typed caption: Tattooed German stowaways deported May, 1911.


      Augustus F. Sherman. German man. Ellis Island portraits. New York Public Library.

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