Anonymous, Japanese Studio Portrait of Geisha Standing Before a Balustrade
Medium Ambrotype in Original Kiri-Wood Case
Photo Date c. 1875
Dimensions 4.25 x 3 in. (108 x 76 mm)
Photo Country Japan
Photographer Country Japan
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About This Image
Portrait of a graceful, barefoot woman wearing a kimono. Judging from her hair ornamentation and bare feet the subject is a geisha (geishas were very proud of their feet and were usually shown barefoot). She wears a plaid kimono. Note that the case has an unusual, sliding-lid top.
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