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The Tattooed Ladies

The Tattooed Ladies Tattooed ladies were working-class women who had gotten plenty of ink at a time when it was unthinkable for any proper ‘lady’ to do so. They performed in circuses and sideshows, along sword swallowers, fire eaters and bearded women throughout the late 19th and early 20th century. The ladies would wear clothing [...]

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A History of Tattooing – Part I

The History Of Tattooing — Tattoos, Tools And People Through Millennia Step into a tattoo studio today and you will hear the constant buzzing of machines, powered either by air pressure or an electric motor, as they penetrate the skin at a rate of anywhere between 50 to 3,000 times per minute. For some people, [...]

By |2019-12-27T06:21:48+00:00December 20th, 2019|tattoo history|0 Comments