Japan costumes 19th century.
Japan costumes of Riksha or jinrikisha man with a distinguished Japanese woman with servant. Buddist monks on high wooden shoes and traditional garb. A traditionally dressed Japanese peasant, she carries with her child on her back. A Japanese musician playing traditional stringed instrument called koto. In the background a geisha dancing with a fan and dressed in an elegant kimono.
‘Le Costume Historique’ by Auguste Racinet.
Lithographed by Chataignon for Firmin Didot.
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