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An Osaka Maiko in Ceremonial Dress 1910s.  A maiko (apprentice geisha) from Osaka, dressed for a ceremonial occasion. Her blunt-cut fringe suggests that she is very young, possibly even a minarai (watching apprentice) under thirteen years.  Text and image via Blue Ruin 1 on Flickr

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Mushroom Cookies 2 by Yelena Strokin
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Inu-Hariko Pocchiri 1938, Kyoto, Japan.   Maiko (apprentice geisha) Fumi with a charming Inu-hariko (folk dog doll) pocchiri (sash clasp).  Text and image via Blue Ruin 1 on Flickr

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Nathan Chen - “Stole the Show” (Kygo)

2017 Stars on Ice @ Honda Center in Anaheim, CA

Senior Maiko Momotaro 1920s. Senior Maiko Momotarō wearing her hair in the Yakko Shimada hairstyle. Her kimono has a Kikyō (Chinese Bellflower) motif, indicative of mid-Autumn (September).  Text and image via Blue Ruin 1 on Flickr

A vintage picture of Maiko Fumiryō and Kohisa, Geiko Tomigiku, Ichiyū and Danko and Maiko Momotarō of Gion Kobu drinking beer on an outdoor-terrace overlooking the Kamogawa River taken in 1920.

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Gabriel Loire (1904-1996)

Symphony Tower of Joy for Children with staircase - Choukokunomori bijutsukan 彫刻の森美術館 (open-air museum) Hakone 箱根, Japan - 336 m²  - 1973-74

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Photo 2: Source Panoramio.com

Photos 3&4: Source blaineharrington.photoshelter.com

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(via a Longstock cottages 1 | Lee Hargreaves | Flickr)

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thrivers on islands #92 (Ogi Island, Kagawa) by Marser
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A vintage picture of Maiko Fumiryō of Gion Kobu dancing with two mai ougi; early 1920s.

Fumiryō debuted as a Maiko in 1917 and retired as a Geiko in the late 1920s.

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