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Carnival Tattoo

Artoria, born in Wisconsin in 1893, with the birth name of Anna Mae Burlingston. Apparently she met her future husband Charles ‘Red’ Gibbons whilst hanging around outside a carnival. He was a tattoo artist and told her that he could make famous and she could see the world if she let him tattoo her and join the carnival. What a lovely wedding proposal! Although, this was quite normal for most tattooed ladies of the time, with their tattooist husbands making them their calling cards so to speak.

My Kristel Oreto tattoo, based on the Disney's Silly Symphonies cartoon Cookie Carnival

Black light ink, tattooed carnival scene. ♥

Unicorn, carnival, theme park tattoo.

Jessica Brennan's Tattoo Portfolio: Flash Pages

Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) tattoo by Zack at Missing Piece Tattoo in Spokane, WA

With every breath she brought him the carnival electric, and he loved kissing her every color... xo

25-Masquerade-Carnival-side-piece-tattoo

Carnival Tattoo

Carnival mask tattoo sketch by - Ranz

50 Tatuagens nerds

(c. Bettmann Corbis) 5/9/1937- Tatto van, the tattooed man- Edward Vanderwerer, known better as "Tattoo Van" a member of the World of Mirth Carnival, was pictured as he shaved before his appearance as a carnival attraction, May 8th, at Alexandria, Va.

The Amazing Tattooed Lady, 1923

Set of 9 BlackBird CRoWN SKeLeToN KeY CiRCuS CaRNiVaL FeRRiS WHeeL atc aged stained backgrounds antique vintage paper original DIGITAL COLLAGE SHEET altered art hang tags handmade greeting card making supplies hang tags books journals scrapbooking sh1a. $4,29, via Etsy.

Artoria Gibbons Artoria was a tattoo attraction that worked for 35 years in circus and carnival sideshows. Artoria was the stage name for Mrs. C. W. (Red) Gibbons.

Not the actual butterfly tattoo but I want THIS rainbow sucker for my candy sleeve!!

People always criticize tattoos and use the argument "how will they look when your old?" Well I quite honestly don't think some ink diminishes old wrinkly skin's beauty

I would remove the flowy part around the neck, but the inspiration from classic American and carnival/ gypsy styling makes it very cool.