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Two geishas receive a visiting samurai, Japan, circa 1880. (Photo by Hulton Archive)

Two geishas receive a visiting samurai, Japan, circa 1880. (Photo by Hulton Archive)



Two Geisha Girls, professional Japanese entertainers, practising their art; one is playing a samisen, a traditional Japanese stringed instrument, circa 1950. (Photo by Three Lions)

Two Geisha Girls, professional Japanese entertainers, practising their art; one is playing a samisen, a traditional Japanese stringed instrument, circa 1950. (Photo by Three Lions)




A typical Japanese Geisha wearing a kimono, circa 1950. (Photo by Evans/Three Lions)

A typical Japanese Geisha wearing a kimono, circa 1950. (Photo by Evans/Three Lions)



A group of Japanese Geisha girls in traditional costume, November 1937.  (Photo by Fox Photos)

A group of Japanese Geisha girls in traditional costume, November 1937. (Photo by Fox Photos)




A child wearing a typical Japanase Geisha kimono sits in a Geisha pose, circa 1950. (Photo by Evans/Three Lions)

A child wearing a typical Japanase Geisha kimono sits in a Geisha pose, circa 1950. (Photo by Evans/Three Lions)




Japanese geisha girl without the traditional make-up, circa 1900. (Photo by Felice A. Beato)

Japanese geisha girl without the traditional make-up, circa 1900. (Photo by Felice A. Beato)



A group of country Geisha and maids in a rural town, circa 1943. The spotted overalls they wear for protection when working in the fields or about the house are called Mampei. (Photo by Three Lions)

A group of country Geisha and maids in a rural town, circa 1943. The spotted overalls they wear for protection when working in the fields or about the house are called Mampei. (Photo by Three Lions)




A western visitor enjoying the services of a Japanese Geisha Girl, circa 1955. (Photo by Fox Photos)

A western visitor enjoying the services of a Japanese Geisha Girl, circa 1955. (Photo by Fox Photos)




A group of geishas at Beppa, Japan, 8th March 1920. (Photo by Spencer Arnold)

A group of geishas at Beppa, Japan, 8th March 1920. (Photo by Spencer Arnold)



A geisha girl arranges her selection of footwear, circa 1955. (Photo by Orlando/Three Lions)

A geisha girl arranges her selection of footwear, circa 1955. (Photo by Orlando/Three Lions)



Geisha girls entertaining a group of men and ensuring their cups are kept full, circa 1955. (Photo by Three Lions)

Geisha girls entertaining a group of men and ensuring their cups are kept full, circa 1955. (Photo by Three Lions)




US actress Betty Grable (1916–1973) as a geisha girl in a scene from the musical “Call Me Mister” directed by Lloyd Bacon, 2nd January 1951. (Photo by Keystone)

US actress Betty Grable (1916–1973) as a geisha girl in a scene from the musical “Call Me Mister” directed by Lloyd Bacon, 2nd January 1951. (Photo by Keystone)




A Japanese Geisha wearing a kimono and sitting with her Samisen, a traditional string instrument, circa 1950. (Photo by Evans/Three Lions)

A Japanese Geisha wearing a kimono and sitting with her Samisen, a traditional string instrument, circa 1950. (Photo by Evans/Three Lions)




A Japanese geisha is carried through town during Osaka's Yebisu Festival, 1928. (Photo by Kutschuk/London Express)

A Japanese geisha is carried through town during Osaka's Yebisu Festival, 1928. (Photo by Kutschuk/London Express)




A Geisha girl pouring a drink for a visitor, circa 1955. (Photo by Fox Photos)

A Geisha girl pouring a drink for a visitor, circa 1955. (Photo by Fox Photos)



Japanese geisha girls playing the traditional game called Go. 2nd May 1957. (Photo by Keystone Features)

Japanese geisha girls playing the traditional game called Go. 2nd May 1957. (Photo by Keystone Features)




A geisha girl laughing shyly and politely at a joke, circa 1955. (Photo by Three Lions)

A geisha girl laughing shyly and politely at a joke, circa 1955. (Photo by Three Lions)



Japanese geishas form a trade union in an attempt to improve their working conditions, circa 1935. (Photo by Hulton Archive)

Japanese geishas form a trade union in an attempt to improve their working conditions, circa 1935. (Photo by Hulton Archive)




British born film actor Cary Grant (1904–1986) watches as an extra is taught how to walk like a Japanese geisha during the making of his new film “Madame Butterfly”, 1932. (Photo by Margaret Chute)

British born film actor Cary Grant (1904–1986) watches as an extra is taught how to walk like a Japanese geisha during the making of his new film “Madame Butterfly”, 1932. (Photo by Margaret Chute)




A Japanese courtesan or geisha, circa 1865. (Photo by Felice Beato)

A Japanese courtesan or geisha, circa 1865. (Photo by Felice Beato)



Japanese geisha girls without their wigs, circa 1950. (Photo by Three Lions)

Japanese geisha girls without their wigs, circa 1950. (Photo by Three Lions)



A young girl wearing a typical Japanese Geisha kimono sits playing the “Samisen”, a traditional Japanese string instrument, circa 1950. (Photo by Evans/Three Lions)

A young girl wearing a typical Japanese Geisha kimono sits playing the “Samisen”, a traditional Japanese string instrument, circa 1950. (Photo by Evans/Three Lions)




Japanese Geishas wearing Kimonos serve tea in a lounge on board a boat sailing on the Nagara River, circa 1950. (Photo by Three Lions)

Japanese Geishas wearing Kimonos serve tea in a lounge on board a boat sailing on the Nagara River, circa 1950. (Photo by Three Lions)




Geisha girls, wearing aprons over their kimonos, serving Japanese sailors on Tokyo Navy Day, circa 1937. (Photo by Hulton Archive)

Geisha girls, wearing aprons over their kimonos, serving Japanese sailors on Tokyo Navy Day, circa 1937. (Photo by Hulton Archive)




A geisha going home and passing a line of drying umbrellas in the alleyway, circa 1955. (Photo by Three Lions)

A geisha going home and passing a line of drying umbrellas in the alleyway, circa 1955. (Photo by Three Lions)




A group of geisha girls being instructed by their teacher, circa 1955. (Photo by Central Press)

A group of geisha girls being instructed by their teacher, circa 1955. (Photo by Central Press)

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