O-mikuji or Sacred Lots 1910s

O-mikuji or Sacred Lots Japan. O-mikuji (おみくじ) is a form of divination that relies on random chance to predict the answer to a question. Traditionally, a small box with a slot in one end is.

Geisha with hair down.  Photo taken about 1900 in Tokyo, Japan, by photographer Kazumasa Ogawa

Geisha with hair cascade Photo taken about 1900 in Tokyo, Japan, by Kazumasa Ogawa

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Japanese this seems to be a Geisha. A long tradition in Japan. Geisha's are women whom learn to entertain, dance, play an instrument, the tea ceremony, and be the life of the party when at events organized by Japanese men back in the early still p

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謎に包まれた妖艶の芸妓。明治・大正・昭和を生きた「富菊」のオーラが、時代を超えている

It's pretty funny to see such an elegant woman (especially a Geisha) feeding chickens, but somehow it works.

taishou-kun:Geisha holding her kimono - 1930s Source : Blue Ruin 1 Flickr

Geisha holding her kimono This is a photograph of a beautiful Geisha standing outside of an Okiya or Geisha House. The decoration on her kimono appears to show a woman travelling in a Kago or Palanquin, carried by bearers.

vintage everyday: Rare Color Photos of Parisian Women from between 1930s and 1940s

These color photos of Parisian women were taken by French photographer Andre Zucca with rare Agfacolor film from between and Th.

patternprints journal: REFINED PATTERNS AND PRINTS IN KIMONO OF BANDO TAMASBURO, LIVING LEGEND OF KABUKI THEATRE

REFINED PATTERNS AND PRINTS IN KIMONO OF BANDO TAMASBURO, LIVING LEGEND OF KABUKI THEATRE

yan-wo: “ Sea of Shoes: Bando Tamasburo, male kabuki legend, by Kishin Shinoyama ”

Geigi Umekō of Shinbashi 1902.  Geigi (geisha) Umekō of the Shinbashi geisha district in Tokyo. This postcard is signed by the photographer, Kyuzo Okamoto, and postmarked 1907. An image from the same photoshoot appeared in “Geisha of Tokyo” by K. Ogawa

Geigi (geisha) Umekō of the Shinbashi geisha district in Tokyo. This postcard is signed by the photographer, Kyuzo Okamoto, and postmarked An image from the same photoshoot appeared in “Geisha of Tokyo” by K. Ogawa, first published in

Twiggy, Mineko Iwasaki and some other Geishas. Kyoto.

Model Twiggy w Kyoto geishas. Maiko in white on the left side is famous Mineko Iwasaki.

so nicely weird. La Ley del Arco: por el Camino del Arte sin Artificio - http://www.pikatrix.com/2010/10/07/la-ley-del-arco-por-el-camino-del-arte-sin-artificio/

The Geisha & The Rooster. Visit the website to see many vintage. or vintage style, photos of geishas.

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