Maiko by the River 1920s #photography #vintage #people #japan

Maiko by the River A photograph of pretty Maiko girl with a very…

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Tokyo Geisha 1908 A Japanese postcard posted from Peking (Beijing), China to France in I love her Kimono and the elegant way that her Obi is tied.

The History of Geisha (photo from http://www.ginacolliasuzuki.com/japanese-prints/twogeisha.jpg)

A beautiful arrangement in juxtaposed tones and patterns. Shadow and light in old Japan to Gelatin silver print.

okiya:  Admiring a Folding Fan 1910s (by Blue Ruin1)  Momotaro, seated on the left, and four other Maiko (Apprentice Geisha) admiring the decoration on a folding fan. A vintage postcard from the late 1910s or early 1920s.

thekimonogallery: Admiring a Folding Fan, Japan. Momotaro, seated on the left, and four other Maiko (Apprentice Geisha) admiring the decoration on a folding fan. A vintage postcard from the late or early

kamuro - child attendants/servants for an Oiran or Tayu(u). Very young children sold to the booming sex trade, with government backing. Old Japan.

kamuro - child attendants/servants for an Oiran or Tayu(u). Very young children sold to the booming sex trade, with government backing.

1887. Shinbashi Ponta(新橋ぽん太)famous geisha,and married with Kashima Seibei(鹿嶋清兵衛). She supported her husband while broughting up more than 10 children.

Shinbashi Ponta(新橋ぽん太)famous geisha,and married with Kashima Seibei(鹿嶋清兵衛). She supported her husband while broughting up more than 10 children.

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