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Vintage picture of Geiko Toba of Kyoto reading a book in Before World War not only Maiko, but also fully-fledged Geiko and Geisha still used their own hair to create their hairstyles; so the luxurious hairstyle Geiko Toba is wearing in this. Geisha Samurai, Geisha Art, Geisha Japan, Japanese Kimono, Japanese Girl, Art Occidental, Memoirs Of A Geisha, Japan Art, Japanese Beauty

Geiko Toba reading a Book 1938

Her name is written in hiragana on the reverse. Embossed "Dentsu" in the lower right corner.

When the word "GEISHA" is used, the mind automatically sees her in character, and in full dress wearing a Japanese kimono. However, a Geisha. Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, We Are The World, People Of The World, Japanese Beauty, Japanese Girl, Japanese Brides, Japanese Things

THE QUIET GEISHA -- A Moment of Day Dreams While Waiting for the Photographer

Flickr member Blue Ruin1 has checked in with an ID for this gal : ".....Her name is Otomaru 音丸.....". See Blue Ruin1's comment below, and a link she provided, which (in Japanese) describes her as a Geisha from the Shinbashi district of Tokyo. In general, the above hair-style screams TAISHO ERA (1912-26), but in fact, this style was already in vogue with many Geisha by at least 1905. When the word "GEISHA" is used, the mind automatically sees her in character, and in full dress wearing a…

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MY FAVORITE OLD JAPANESE HAIR STYLE

Photographer unknown. There are more than enough examples of old Japanese hairstyles on my photostream --- from the earliest days of the Meiji era, through the post earthquake days of the Taisho era. I'm a "hair down" kind of guy, but when it comes to seeing it up, the above photo taken circa 1905-10 shows my favorite style of all (with apologies to Amy Winehouse for not choosing her hairstyle. I believe Amy based her own bee-hive bun on an F5 Tornado photograph) I thought that this style…

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When the word "Geisha" is used, the mind automatically sees her in character, and in full dress wearing a Japanese kimono. However, a Geisha. Japanese History, Japanese Beauty, Japanese Culture, Asian Beauty, Japanese Lady, Samurai, Art Occidental, Old Portraits, Art Japonais

MAIKO WITH HER HAIR DOWN -- A Favorite Pose in Old Japan

Same Studio, Same Props, Different Kimono. But...is it the same girl, on a different day, under different lighting ? You decide : www.flickr.com/photos/24443965@N08/2571072583/

Burning Fuji )by the Late Japanese textile artist Itchiku form the exhibition,Kimono as Art: The Landscapes of Itchiku Kubota, . Symphony of Light and Color 49 Traditional Japanese Kimono, Traditional Dresses, Kimono Design, Textile Design, Japanese Outfits, Japanese Fashion, Modern Kimono, Kimono Fabric, Japanese Textiles

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MAIKO OR GEISHA -- Her Hair is Down, Her Heart is Free, and.... See Comment #1

This picture was taken by an unknown photographer before 1905, and was pretty beat up. But, I figured that, even in this simple pose with nothing much going on, that long hair and the look in her eyes deserved a spot on flickr.

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Tatewaku Kimono 1910s

Tatewaku (rising steam) is a spring motif, symbolizing the steam rising from plants at the first spring heat. Junior geiko (geisha) Yachiyo II named after her famous predecessor at the Tondaya geisha house. This postcard is back-stamped Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture.