La Belle Irene

La Belle Irene

  Tattooed Women/Irene Woodward La Belle Irene Irene Woodward was the stage name of Ida Levina Lisk born on August 24, 1857 to a working class family (her father was a shoemaker) There is some discrepancy as to who was the first tattooed lady, Irene Woodward or...
Nora Hildebrandt

Nora Hildebrandt

Tattooed Women Tattoo History Nora Hildebrandt was the first tattooed woman circus attraction. She was first exhibited in 1882, eighteen years after the international success of Captain Contentus. Like him, her official biography consisted of a tale of being forcibly...