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
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.
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