The quiet Geisha  ca 1905....what a beautiful vintage photo

Posing geisha, 1905 *I'm not sure if she wlda been considered a Geisha? (Looks very young & w/out any discerning makeup, sadly I believe she was a child prostitute.

Japan. 読書する女性1910s

Geisha Sakae reading in a Dragonfly Kimono ~ Japan, Sakae (さ か え), from the geisha district of Shitayya (Shitaya) Tokyo in the Taisho period, was popular after the Russian-Japanese War, with her image appearing on printed postcards.

Hunting Fireflies by Kajima Seibei 1897. This black and white photograph of threehangyoku (young geisha) from the Shinbashi geisha district of Tokyo hunting fireflies, was taken in 1897 by Kajima...

Hunting Fireflies by Kajima Seibei This black and white photograph of threehangyoku (young geisha) from the Shinbashi geisha district of Tokyo huntingfireflies, was taken in 1897 by Kajima Seibei.

Kamuro 1913 (by Blue Ruin1)    Both her hairstyle and the way her obi (sash) is tied, suggest that she is a Kamuro (child attendant for an Oiran or Tayuu) rather than a Maiko (Apprentice Geisha).

Kamuro 1913 Both her hairstyle and the way her obi (sash) is tied, suggest that she is a Kamuro (child attendant for an Oiran or Tayuu) rather than a Maiko (Apprentice Geisha).

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Emiko Yagumo geisha in Osaka became extremely popular actress on silver screen

朝吹磯子(明治時代の美人ランキング)

Asabuki Isoko (Showa era poet, 1926 Kanto Tennis Championships women’s singles and doubles winner) - Japan - 1905

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