Hunting Fireflies by Kajima Seibei 1897. This black and white photograph of threehangyoku (young geisha) from the Shinbashi geisha district of Tokyo huntingfireflies, was taken in 1897 by Kajima Seibei.
Kyoto Courtesan. Japanese Oiran of Kyoto Oiran were courtesans in Japan. The oiran were considered a type of yūjo "woman of pleasure" or prostitute. However, they are distinguished from the yūjo in that they were entertainers, and many became celebrities of their times outside the pleasure districts