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    Vintage ink: By the end of the Twenties, American circuses employed more than 300 people with full-body tattoos who could earn as much as $200 per week - circus performer Betty Broadband pictured in 1947 in Manhattan

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    Real women have curves..... and tattooed!!!!

    'Sue Lillian Brown, better known as Betty Broadbent, was only 18 years old in 1927 when she joined the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus as the youngest professional tattooed woman in the U.S.'

    "What about when you get old?" Tattooed Seniors answer New favorite post

    When you think to a sailor, you think of tattoo's and this is the reason: They used to get a sparrow tattoo for every 5,000 nautical miles they traveled. Sparrows were also believed to bring him luck, sometimes he got his Sparrow tattoo before leaving the docks, hoping it would be a talisman, and help bring him safely home again ~

    Body art: Mrs John Conway of the Bronx was tattooed by her husband in 1926

    paisley and peacock body art

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    It's called scarification, it's a form of body modification where, as you might have predicted, the design is cut into your skin and the new skin that forms becomes the "tattoo"... It's crazy, but I must admit that the end product is absolutely incredible.

    Soft Tattoo. Never seen this, but it's pretty interesting... if it's real...

    Vintage tattooed couple

    “How much is a sleeve and can you get me in to get it ALL done THIS WEEK?” | 10 Annoying Things People Say And Do In Tattoo Shops.

    Once I make up my mind, I'm full of indecision. - Oscar Levant

    I love this tattoo