Les Skuse

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Les Skuse

Les Skuse was a tattoo artist from Bristol, England.


Les Skuse was born in Bristol, England in 1912. He learned to tattoo in 1928 from Joseph Hartley. He worked with him until enlisting in the Royal Artillery during WWII. He got out after 5 years, went back to Bristol and opened his own tattoo shop. He helped form the British Guild of Tattooing and the Bristol Tattoo Club. In 1955 he was voted the Champion Tattoo Artist of All England. In 1956, he visited the USA and corresponded with many American tattoo artists. He passed away in 1973.



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