Move over Angelina Jolie: The secret British history of tattoos in The Telegraph

In July 1938, an article in American Weekly proclaimed that one of Britain’s most celebrated political hostesses, “the stately Marchioness of Londonderry” had been spotted at a committee of the War Office bearing the most startling of accessories. Rising skirts and the onset of transparent hose had revealed a secret that Lady Edith had managed to conceal for four decades: tattoos acquired on her honeymoon back in the “gay Nineties”.

Full article by Hannah Betts in The Telegraph