Fixed rig cameras capture the day-to-day antics and artistry inside a busy tattoo studio on Sydney's Bondi Beach. This series reveals unique, entertaining and often poignant insights into why so many Australians get inked.

Tattoo Tales - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-04-01

Tattoo Tales - Tattooed Lady - Netflix

Tattooed ladies were working class women who acquired tattoos and performed in circuses, sideshows, and dime show museums as means for earning a substantial living. At the height of their popularity during the turn of the 20th century, tattooed ladies transgressed Victorian gender norms by showcasing their bodies in scantily clad clothing and earned a salary considerably larger than their male counterparts.Tattooed ladies often used captivity narratives as a means for excusing their appearance, and to tantalize the audience. The popularity of tattooed ladies waned with the onset of television.

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