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Little girls dressed in kimono for the festival at Meiji shrine, Tokyo, Japan. By Frans Persoon.

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Portrait of a Geisha with violin, ca. Geisha, Geiko, and Maiko are trained in classical Japanese arts, including music and dance. Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, We Are The World, People Around The World, Japanese Beauty, Japanese Lady, Japanese Geisha, Portraits

Miss SAKAE-SAN -- GEISHA WITH VIOLIN (#1 of 2)

What a nice, well-oiled, luxuriant head of hair. I'll bet it would drop down to her waist if she pulled out the pins. I'm posting two pictures of old Meiji-era Geisha posing with violins. Whether or not they could actually play them is beside the point. According to those who know better than I do, her Geisha name is Sakae さかえ Within a few years after Japan opened its ports to the world in the mid 19th Century, the violin is one the the first Western instruments the Japanese took to with…

One of the popular festivals in Japan is Takayama Matsuri festival. Takayama Matsuri festival in Japan is considered as one of the three mos. Geisha Japan, Kyoto Japan, Japan Japan, Okinawa Japan, We Are The World, People Of The World, Japanese Beauty, Asian Beauty, Japanese Girl

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舞妓 ふく帆さん The maiko (apprentice geisha) Fukuho Enquiries: limescl [at] yahoo.co.jp

Ponto-cho Maiko, Kyoto c. 1961 by Burt Glinn Maiko: Apprentice Geisha Vintage Japanese, Japanese Art, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Photo Japon, Samourai Tattoo, Memoirs Of A Geisha, Maneki Neko, Japanese Beauty

Two Maiko Girls from Ponto-cho 1961

A photograph by Burt Glinn, in the Japan issue of “Holiday” magazine, October 1961.

Odori 1928 - A group of Maiko Girls (Apprentice Geisha) dressed for the Miyako Odori (Cherry Dance), sometime around Maiko Fukiko in the centre and Maiko Tomeko to her lower right. They think of themselves as sisters, and call each other such. Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Geisha Art, Geisha Japan, Vintage Magazine, Memoirs Of A Geisha, Luge, Art Japonais, Maneki Neko

Odori 1930s

A beautiful group of Maiko Girls (Apprentice Geisha) dressed for the Miyako Odori (Cherry Dance), sometime around the late 1920s or early 1930s. Maiko Fukiko in the centre and Maiko Tomeko to her lower right.

We love this - the kimono are so gorgeous. Two Girls, It looks like a hand-coloured postcard, but in fact it's a coloured collotype, which is a mechanical printing process used before offset lithography. Japanese Culture, Japanese Girl, Japanese Kimono, Samurai, Motifs Textiles, Portraits, Two Girls, People Of The World, Vintage Photographs

Two Girls 1905

Although at first glance this image may look like a hand-coloured postcard, it is in fact a coloured collotype, which is a mechanical printing process used before offset lithography. Not much is known about the publisher, S. N. Banshiudo, which operated in Japan between 1905 and 1916, except that they were famous for their coloured collotype postcards. This postcard is signed, 'S' – J. Noguchi, on the reverse.

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Relaxing on a Balcony 1920s

From left to right, Maiko Kohisa, Maiko Momotarō and Maiko Fumiryō.

) is an apprentice Geiko (not exactly same as geisha) in Kyoto, western Japan. Maiko: Their jobs consist of performing songs, dances, and playing the shamisen (three-stringed Japanese instrument) for visitors during feasts.

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