|Title||Ron Malanga: tattoos|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Studio or Publisher||Amesse Photography|
|Print size||8.5" h. x 10" w.|
|Acquisition||Courtesy of Vinnie Amesse|
|Ownership and History||
This photograph and the accompanying label text were created as part of the Indelible Memories documentation project. The Staten Island Historical Society partnered with photographer Vinnie Amesse to record images and statements from more than fifty individuals profoundly affected by the events of September 11 and their aftermath. The exhibition, "Indelible Memories: September 11 Memorial Tattoos Photographed by Vinnie Amesse," was displayed at Historic Richmond Town in 2003.
(Keywords: United States, Firefighter, FDNY, New York City Fire Department, Commemorative, Patriotic, Memorial Tattoo, 9/11, World Trade Center)
|Exhibit Label Heading||
Firefighter, Engine Co. 156
Tattoos by Dozer and Chachy at Island Tattoo, Staten Island
|Exhibit Label Text||The FDNY World Trade Center memorial design was created at Ron's firehouse, Engine 156 in West Brighton.|
|Exhibit Label Text||Ron's second tattoo is a replica of his helmet. He chose to get his tattoos to commemorate the loss of many good friends and good men.|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, 2011.
|Legal Status||Photographer Vinnie Amesse retains copyright to this image. Text in this database is copyrighted by the Staten Island Historical Society unless otherwise noted. Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.|