Bizarre Magazine Shows Old-School Tattooed Ladies Were Pioneers of the Scene

By: Robyn Currie - Published: May 25, 2010 • References: bizarremag
Looking at the modern world of tattooing, it is hard to imagine how it all began; these images of the original tattooed ladies from Bizarre Magazine proves that all the fuss started many years ago.

Well over a hundred years ago, tattooed ladies allowed themselves to be toured around the American countryside as a part of a freak show act. This allowed them to earn a good living, and to keep on receiving the tattoos they would become well known for.

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