13 Tattooed Victorian Ladies With Cooler Inks Than Yours

Lauren Freeman

Journalist

You think that tattoos are something that only modern cool kids can brag about? Hah! These ladies were getting inked way back in the stuffy Victorian Era, the stuffiest of eras! Not so rebellious now, are you?

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She’s not waiting for you to get back from the Crimean War.

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More ink than a book!

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I bet she was not pro-secessionist.

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Whatever she is seeing, she’s not impressed by.

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When hiding tattoos, best put them only in places that clothes cover all the time.

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Red Gibbons was some master of art, I’d say.

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Unrealistic beauty standards were all the vogue back then, too.

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I always wanted to have a scene from Cats tattooed on my back

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Twice as cool as your great grandma, I’m sure!

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Pleased to KICK YOUR ASS!

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Yeah, you don’t wanna mess with her.

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With that many tattoos, you’re never naked.

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Where does the dress end and tattoos begin?

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