Prostitute's tattoo from Lombroso, 1876. Gotta love the Bible verse numbers tattooed on the pinup's chest!
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  • tattoohistorianProstitute's tattoo from Lombroso, 1876. Gotta love the Bible verse numbers tattooed on the pinup's chest!

  • tattoohistorianBut which 6: 16? Galatians?
  • madeincoma1 Corinthains 6:16 "what! Do you not know than he who is joined to a harlot is on body? For, "the two" says he, "will be one flesh"
  • forrestcurlIs that a wood cut?
  • tattoohistorian@madeincoma Awesome! Thanks for tracking that down! @forrestcurl I'm not sure...could be litho, could be maybe something like a wood engrainf (of what must have been line drawings originally)
  • tommyaltmanIs this for real? If so that's nuts (lots of them apparently)
  • bangbangtattooGood picture...!!!!)
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