E. C. Kidd: San Francisco Tattoo Artist

Elias C. Kidd first appears in San Francisco street directories in 1924, when he's listed as a tattooist residing on Sutter Street. His clever chromolithographic trade card directed customers to a shop at 4 Embarcadero in the heart of the city's entertainment district. 


Elias Kidd, Tattoo Artist Trade Card, 4 Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA, ca. 1925

Derin Bray