The Tattooed Lady

The Tattooed Lady

A History

Book - 2014 | Second edition, first Taylor Trade edition --.
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Publisher: Lanham, MD : Taylor Trade Pub., 2014.
Edition: Second edition, first Taylor Trade edition --.
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9781589799967
Branch Call Number: 391.65082 OST 2014
Characteristics: 154 pages :,illustrations (some color).


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In the 19th century when showing an ankle was considered scandalous; these women were trailblazers, choosing not only to have tattoos but living outside society's norms.

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Aug 02, 2018

Featuring a great selection of vintage, b&w photographs - This informative book (covering the more contemporary history of tattoos) focuses in on this specialized topic of body art from a woman's perspective and involvement.

Carefully and thoroughly researched by American author, Amelia Osterud - "The Tattooed Lady" offers the reader a close-up look at several notable tattooed woman from the late-19th century and right through to the mid-20th century who made their mark through their illustrated bodies.

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