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Hildebrandt Name Plate

Nora Hilderbrant, Martin's daughter

Nora Hildebrandt, Martin's daughter

This German immigrant settled into the Oak Street section of New York City in the mid-1800s and became one of the first professional tattooists in the United States. Using the hand method, he tattooed many attractions of the era, including his daughter Nora, and Frank and Annie Howard.

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