Satogiku-dayuu - It was customary for a tayuu (Japanese courtesan) to have two kamuro (child attendants) of about the same age & size, with names that matched in concept & sound, taking their cue from the name of their ane-jōro (elder sister courtesan).
First of all, a Kimono Princess shuns typical seasonal designs and colors. Pink for cherry blossom season?unless its the kimono LINING! Vintage jazz-age patterns or modern ironic graphics are the most popular for new style kimono hime.
Fisherman and Skiff on the River of Mist. This is one of several examples of a largely ignored facet of old Japanese hhotography, a genre called Taisho art. The pictorialism movement in Japan reached its peak during the reign of Emporer Taisho,