Unlike the other pigs on The Muppet Show, Lydia had hooves instead of hands. All of Lydia's tattoos, which included "Washington Crossing the Delaware" and "the Battle of Waterloo," were drawn by Jim Henson. 
- The Muppet Show
- The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years
- The Muppets Character Encyclopedia
Lydia wears a pair of glasses in "Lydia, the Tattooed Lady". She removes the glasses for "The Entertainer" and her appearance in the theme song.