'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.'
Isaac and Rosa , slave children from New Orleans. Pictures from an 1860s publicity campaign to raise money for struggling public schools for emancipated slaves. They felt that picturing the darker slaves with their caucasion looking brethren would generate sympathy and prompt additional donations. Interesting...I did not know this!
Lady Viola (originally born as Ethel Martin) Covington, Kentucky, 1898; tattooed by Frank Graf (Coney Island) in the 1920s she became an attraction tattoo, billed as "the most beautiful tattooed woman in the world"; It was not just a tattooed lady circus, but also a tattoo artist in 1970, at the age of 73 years, was known as the tattoo artist perform oldest in the world.