Remarkable Vintage Tattoos
In recent years tattooing has exploded in the United States with more people flaunting ink than ever before. This is not to say that it’s a new trend; these vintage pictures will show that people have been fully inked for quite some time.
This woman is rocking a sweet beehive while she gets tattooed.
Sabella Anitta shows off her extensive work.
Betty Broadbent made a name for herself traveling with the Ringling Brothers Circus as the youngest tattooed woman.
Tattoo legend Bert Grimm started working in the 1910′s and was a pioneer of the art form.
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One can easily see the Polynesian influence on the tattoos of Australian Wallona Aritta.
Thankfully the act of tattooing has gotten far more comfortable since the early days.
Vintage picture of a heavily tattooed man.
This woman has some really great work.
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Painless Jack Tryon was world famous for his tattoos.
This woman’s patriotic tattoos include a chest piece of some of the founding fathers including George Washington.
A young sailor gets inked before going back to sea.
Tattoo legend Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins works on a back piece.
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This is not a man to be trifled with.
This photo of a tattooed woman mid-curtsey shows that she has both class and good taste.
We especially love the naked pixie chest piece.
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