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昔の日本の画像を淡々と貼っていく - まめ速

Geisha Teruha 照葉, real name Takaoka Chishou 高岡 智照 - Japan - Hand colored postcard -

Tragedy: one of countless poor Japanese girls forced into indentured servitude in the misnamed " pleasure quarters."

Tragedy: one of countless poor Japanese girls forced into indentured servitude in the misnamed " pleasure quarters.

新橋 新恵比寿屋栄龍

新橋 新恵比寿屋栄龍

Geiko and Maiko having Tea 1930s

This postcard is from the late or early and shows a Geiko (Geisha) on the left and a Maiko (Apprentice Geisha) on the right, drinking tea in a Tea House. I love the Kabuki motif on the Maiko girl& obi (sash).

OLD PHOTOS of JAPAN: 島原太夫 1920年代の京都

A tayuu (high class prostitute) from Shimabara in Kyoto. The area was the licensed prostitution district of Kyoto. Tayuu wore gorgeous costumes that grew ever more ostentatious during the Edo period

芸妓「富菊」> 大正〜昭和初期の小説家・長谷川時雨の「明治美人伝」によると、"三都歌妓の代表として最も擢 (ぬきんで )ている女であろう" と語られ、京都で最大の花街「祇園甲部」が主催する舞踊公演「都をどり」に度々登場した記録から、その舞は相当のものだったと推測される

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

“…During the years Taisho 10 and Taisho 11 and Tomigiku was one of the great beauties of Kyoto. With her long eyelashes, and watery eyes reflecting the light, it.

A Maiko in a Ceremonial Kimono 1920s

“The maiko [apprentice geisha] and geiko [geisha] have two sets of ceremonial crested kimono one for winter, the other for summer… The maiko’s kimono, which is of winter weight, plus.

The only equal to the warrior maidens from the Jo'Shen islands are those from Norkaal.

BUSHI are non-samurai fighters in the Orient. They are also known as "Peasant Warriors." Such a label can easily mislead for there are many "peasant warriors" who have skills that are equal to or greater than the famed samurai.

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