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Life of Geishas, The Traditional Japanese Female Entertainers (26 photos)

 Japanese geisha girl without the traditional make-up, circa 1900:


Japanese geisha girl without the traditional make-up, circa 1900: 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:


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: Three Lions.

 A western visitor enjoying the services of a Japanese Geisha Girl, circa 1955:


A western visitor enjoying the services of a Japanese Geisha Girl, circa 1955: Fox Photos.

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A group of geishas at Beppa, Japan, 8th March 1920: Spencer Arnold.

A geisha girl arranges her selection of footwear, circa 1955:

A geisha girl arranges her selection of footwear, circa 1955: Orlando/Three Lions.