Courtesans, geisha, samurai warriors, women playing instruments and traditional games are among the subjects portrayed in the most unique photography series of Edo-era Japan displayed at the London Photograph Fair.
Dressed for an Odori A Geiko (Geisha) in costume for an Odori (Dance) as a country girl, smoking a pipe and carrying a basket of flowers on her back.people working with Basket . # at work Basket# Flower Basket
Takasugi Shinsaku (高杉 晋作 27 September 1839 – 17 May was a samurai from the Chōshū Domain of Japan who contributed significantly to the Meiji Restoration.He used the alias Tani Umenosuke (谷梅之助) to hide his activities from the shogunate.
This is quite a beautiful image of a Geisha (or older Maiko) posing for a "domestic scene". The hand-tinted albumen print was taken in the by a relatively obscure but active photographer named YAMAMOTO.