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theflowerandwillowworldofkyoto:

Three Geiko with a Doll 1938 by Blue Ruin1 on Flickr.
Via Flickr: Three Geiko (Geisha) from the late 1930s with printed signatures, the central Geiko is holding a beautiful Ichimatsu Ningyo (Play Doll).

theflowerandwillowworldofkyoto:

Three Geiko with a Doll 1938 by Blue Ruin1 on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Three Geiko (Geisha) from the late 1930s with printed signatures, the central Geiko is holding a beautiful Ichimatsu Ningyo (Play Doll).

ichirikiteahouse:

Geiko Ichiteru, Naosome and Katsue

ichirikiteahouse:

Geiko Ichiteru, Naosome and Katsue

geisha-licious:

Mineko Iwasaki with her portrait taken during her maiko stage

geisha-licious:

Mineko Iwasaki with her portrait taken during her maiko stage

geisha-licious:

geiko Mineko Iwasaki

geisha-licious:

geiko Mineko Iwasaki

okiya:

Geiko Umeha and Maiko Umechie (Kamishichiken) at Miyako Odori (via ブログ・アルバム)

okiya:

Geiko Umeha and Maiko Umechie (Kamishichiken) at Miyako Odori (via ブログ・アルバム)

geisha-licious:

Umeha and Katsuru by ONIHIDE on Flickr

geisha-licious:

Umeha and Katsuru by ONIHIDE on Flickr

okiya:

Tomigiku 1910s (by Blue Ruin1)

"…During the years Taisho 10 and Taisho 11 (1921 and 1922), Tomigiku was one of the great beauties of Kyoto. With her long eyelashes, and watery eyes reflecting the light, it is said that she was worth her weight in gold. She turned heads wherever she went. If anyone walking around the Maruyama and Gion areas happened to catch a glimpse of her walking by, just the mere sight of her stopped them in their tracks, and they saw her on her way as someone seeing off a person of high rank or great fame…"

okiya:

Tomigiku 1910s (by Blue Ruin1)

"…During the years Taisho 10 and Taisho 11 (1921 and 1922), Tomigiku was one of the great beauties of Kyoto. With her long eyelashes, and watery eyes reflecting the light, it is said that she was worth her weight in gold. She turned heads wherever she went. If anyone walking around the Maruyama and Gion areas happened to catch a glimpse of her walking by, just the mere sight of her stopped them in their tracks, and they saw her on her way as someone seeing off a person of high rank or great fame…"

geisha-licious:

geiko Tamaha at Jidai Matsuri

geisha-licious:

geiko Tamaha at Jidai Matsuri

okiya:

Maiko Kosen, Gion Kobu
22 (by jaumecusido)

okiya:

Maiko Kosen, Gion Kobu

22 (by jaumecusido)

okiya:

Geiko Umeha (Kamishichiken)