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明治時代の女性

明治時代の女性

Shigeko Nagai, later—by her marriage to Rear Admiral Uriu—Baroness Uriu, was one of the first women piano teachers in Japan to teach Western classical music and a piano instructor to the first graduates of the Tokyo School of Music (1885).

Shigeko Nagai, later—by her marriage to Rear Admiral Uriu—Baroness Uriu, was one of the first women piano teachers in Japan to teach Western classical music and a piano instructor to the first graduates of the Tokyo School of Music

hoopskirtsociety:  Ca 1905 Meiji-era Portrait of a Japanese girl.

Long haired beauty of old Japan -- The Transformation of a Geisha from East to West. Ca 1905 Meiji-era. Portrait of a Japanese girl.

.Princess Nagako (Empress Kojun), circa 1921. Japan.

"Kuni-no-miya Nagako [Princess Nagako Kuni], future Empress Kōjun when she was 9 years old in Kōbunsha, Empress Dowager Showa, (published in)

モダンガール 大正15年

『竹久夢二とモダン都市東京展』大正ロマンの画家が描くモダンガールなど - 写真8

A rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan.    Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan, beginning long before samurai emerged as a warrior class.

Rare photograph of an Onna-bugeisha, female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan, beginning long before samurai emerged as a warrior class.

東伏見宮依仁親王妃周子(ひがしふしみのみやよりひとしんのうひかねこ)殿下

HIH Princess Higashifushimi Kaneko, daughter of Iwakura Tomomi and consort of Prince Higashifushimi Yorihito. Japan, ca.

Ci-dessous de larges extraits d'une description intéressante écrite par le Professeur Roux en 1905, "la Prostitution Japonaise au Tonkin" pour la Société d'Anthropologie de Paris, 16 mars 1905. On y apprend notamment que les prostituées japonaises (les "moussmés") ne fréquentent que des occidentaux et jamais les annamites. Elles sont très soignées et accordent beaucoup d'importances à l'ordre et l'hygiène....

Image taken 1877 or Photographer Raimund von Stillfried-Ratenicz

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