A geisha girl laughing shyly and politely at a joke, circa 1955: Three Lions.
Japanese geishas form a trade union in an attempt to improve their working conditions, circa 1935: 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: Margaret Chute.
A Japanese courtesan or geisha, circa 1865: Felice Beato.
Japanese geisha girls without their wigs, circa 1950: Three Lions.