Japanese woman with high rank in 1810. Nippon Author: Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796-1866). Illustration: Kawahara Keiga. Publisher: Leo Wöhrl, Würzburg und Leipzig. Free Ebook online (German) Nippon: Volume 1 Volume… Read More
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Traditional Japanese kimono. Geisha in 1900. With fan and lanterns in front of landscape (postcard).
The illustration shows the fashion, hairstyle from Japan in 1800.
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Japanese nobleman in historical costume with hand fans. Dressed in a traditional kimono. The illustration shows the fashion, hairstyle from Japan in 1800.
Japanese samurai in historic figure 18th century, dressed in a beautiful kimono.
Postcard. Japanese woman with doll or children. Traditional Japanese clothing and hairstyle from c. 1920th.