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16 Badass Vintage Photos of Women Showing Their Tattoos

A naked lady riding a bird tattoo, 1928.

vintage photos of women tattoos

Your man always has your back when his face is tattooed on it, 1936.

vintage photos of women tattoos

Betty Broadbent, 1930s.

vintage photos of women tattoos

Emma de Burgh, another famous tattooed lady, and her bangin’ Last Supper tattoo, 1897.

vintage photos of women tattoos

Miss Stella Grassman, BAMF and tattoo artist, 1930s.

vintage photos of women tattoos

A simple horse and jockey tattoo, 1930s.

vintage photos of women tattoos

Mrs. Williams, 1897.

vintage photos of women tattoos

Betty Broadbent, a well-known tattooed lady, at the New York World’s Fair, 1930s.

vintage photos of women tattoos

Pam Nash, a champion tattooed lady, with a Japanese garden scene across her back, 1960s.

vintage photos of women tattoos

The original girl with the dragon tattoo, 1930s.

vintage photos of women tattoos

Maud Wagner, the first well-known female tattoo artist/badass in the United States, 1907.

vintage photos of women tattoos

Pam Nash FTW, 1960s.

vintage photos of women tattoos

Think your swallow tats are cool? This woman got them before you were even born, 1965.

vintage photos of women tattoos

Kickass snake tat, 1928.

vintage photos of women tattoos

A tattooed butterfly garter belt will never fall down when you’re doing the Charleston, 1930s.

vintage photos of women tattoos

Just getting another tat, NBD, 1964.

vintage photos of women tattoos

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