Portrait of a Hangyoku, apprentice geisha, circa. In Tokyo, apprentice geisha is called Hangyoku, whereas in Kyoto they are called Maiko.

This demure beauty was a popular Tokyo Geisha during the late Meiji era. If marriage was delayed (or never happened) her career as a Geisha .

flower / people / portrait / face / japanese / beauty : maiko, kyoto japan / canon 日本・京都 舞妓 梅らくさん The maiko (apprentice geisha) Umeraku. Together with other maiko and geiko (geisha) of the Kamishichiken district, she was hosting an open air tea beauty?

Geisha are are traditional Japanese female entertainers who act as hostesses and whose skills include performing various Japanese arts such as classical music, dance and games. The tradition began in 600 AD with saburuko entertainers.

Interesting vintage photos of Japanese female entertainers, geisha. Interesting vintage photos of Japanese female entertainers, geisha.

Japanese geisha vintage photography, Geisha and Mirror FINE ART PRINT, old antique photographs art prints, japanese geisha wall art posters

geisha-licious: “ Traditional Japanese hairstyle Okinawa Soba: “ Although wigs were popular in Japan, this hair is real. The comb lines on the oiled and fragrant hair are clear. The natural strands,.

Geisha on the phone - Hand-colored collotype postcard - Japan - 1905

Kusakabe Kimbei – was a Japanese photographer operated a studio in Yokohama from the early until Kusakabe Kimbei worked with Felic

Woman cutting daikon, ca, Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.

Tints of Japan: Austrian photographer Baron Raimund von Stillfried-Rathenitz

Tea in Medieval Japan Tea ceremony was imported from China in the century by Kentoshi (A Japanese envoy to Tang Dynasty China). In the first Japanese literature recording a tea ceremony, “Nihon.