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Mlle. LeZetora - strong woman, ca. 1900

Mlle LeZetora, “Colored Lady Athlete - Heavy Weight Act,” circa Fascinating find via the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library

Venus with Biceps: A Pictorial History of Muscular Women | Brain Pickings

Venus with Biceps: A Pictorial History of Muscular Women

Female athlete flexing, c. Venus with Biceps: A Pictorial History of Muscular Women

Venus with Biceps: A Pictorial History of Muscular Women | Brain Pickings

Venus with Biceps: A Pictorial History of Muscular Women

From German-speaking region of Bohemia, performed weight lifting all over central Europe. Famous for ability to lift heavy weights and to juggle cannonballs.

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bird bug by charley harper - I love Charley Harpers work, and interesting to see it as a tattoo in black white