The Shaw family is America’s oldest tattoo dynasty. The Patriarch, Bob Shaw, began tattooing in 1940 for one of the world’s most famous tattoo artists, Bert Grimm. Bob always referred to Bert as his Uncle, and eventually took over control of Bert’s shop at Nu Pike, in Long Beach, CA. The shop at the pike was the oldest continuously operated tattoo shop in the United States until it was closed after Bob Shaw’s death in 1993, and now stands as a tattoo museum. …



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Location: 126 Heights Blvd, Houston, Texas 77007

Phone: (713) 485-5062


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