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.
"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...
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…
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.