The Circus

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Lady Viola, (born Ethel Martin Vangi in March 1898 in Covington, Kentucky - , was tattooed in the late and worked until she was when she retired from the Thomas Joyland show. Old Tattoos, Body Art Tattoos, Vintage Tattoos, Tatoos, Circus Tattoo, Pin Up, Estilo Real, Inked Magazine, Vintage Circus

Lady Viola (originally born as Ethel Martin) Covington, Kentucky, 1898; tattooed by Frank Graf (Coney Island) in the 1920s. She became a tattoo attraction, billed as "the most beautiful tattooed woman in the world"; she wasn't only a circus tattooed lady but also a tattoo artist: in 1970, at the age of 73, she was known as the oldest performing tattoo artist in the world.

Circus performer on stilts, with clown Old Circus, Circus Acts, Night Circus, Vintage Circus, Creepy Vintage, Clowns, Vive Le Sport, Pierrot Clown, Circo Vintage

A Day at the Circus

A depiction of the vintage circus from the 1920's and beyond. I have deliberately chosen to leave animals out of these pictures...

tuesday-johnson: “ ca. [carte de visite portrait of a performing family of circus acrobats and a clown], E. Old Circus, Dark Circus, Circus Clown, Night Circus, Circus Train, Circus Acts, Vintage Circus Photos, Vintage Carnival, Vintage Pictures

Historical Indulgences

"Until the handkerchief of history covers us with its Times New Roman black and white post script..." This blog is a collection of vernacular photography and ephemera focused mainly within the curious...

The Night Circus performers Le Clown, Circus Clown, Circus Theme, Dark Circus, Cabaret, Burlesque, Circus Aesthetic, Pierrot Clown, Creepy Carnival

Book Review: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Book Review: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern 02.05.2012 By Zara Alexis D. Garcia-Alvarez / @ZaraAlexis *** Author: Erin Morgenstern Format: Hardcover, 400 pages Publisher: Doubleday Canada Pub Date: September 13, 2011 *** The Night Circus is an intricate tale of creativity with a rich cast of characters who, with their specific gifts and talents…

Irene and Trixie circus performers Vintage Circus Photos, Vintage Pictures, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Images, Vintage Carnival, Old Circus, Circus Art, Night Circus, Circus Tents

Ziegfeld Girl

Film theorist, former actress and model, classics lover, and vintage junkie, currently living and studying in Los Angeles. My blog is mostly random ramblings of a bizarre glamour girl and movie geek.