Circus Portraits, 1931

Circus Portraits, 1931

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“Tattoo Adornments/ Photograph by Richard H. Stewart
Unlike the Polynesians, who developed to a high degree this form of indelible decoration, the circus tattooed lady has left her face, neck, and hand unmarked. Her skin pictures were produced by electrical process.” (see complete series at National Geographic.com)

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