Flooding in a district at sea-level, Oshima, Tokyo, 1959 by Nagano Shigeichi

Flooding at a sea-level district, Oshima, Tokyo, by Nagano Shigeichi.

芸者(明治時代の美人ランキング)                                                                                                                                                                                 もっと見る

Young geisha named Ryoko, who married a foreign minister of Japan, Munemitsu Mutsu. She was sold to a geisha house by her impoverished samurai family.

銀座を行く芸者 昭和11年

Ginza, Tokyo, women walking, 1936 photo by Hiroshi Hamaya (濱谷浩). Not every woman in a kimono is geisha, then or now.

Geiko , Japan , Meiji era

sumi-no-neko: “ by 玉村康三郎 Tamamura Kōzaburō - Girl beating a Tsugumi ”

tamburina : Photo

A stripper at a Tokyo striptease show is taken past the audience on a moving plastic conveyor belt, which is lit from underneath by neon lights, 1957 by Keystone/Getty

近代日本の美人たち: 明日は明日の風が吹く

近代日本の美人たち: 明日は明日の風が吹く

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