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A young woman posing in a photographic studio, holding a fan, in front of a painted backdrop of a rural scene. Photograph by K. Ogawa, first decade of the twentieth century.

  • Ogawa, Kazumasa, 1860-1930
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Description

She may be a Maiko, or apprentice Geisha

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

Lettering

K. Ogawa Tokio, Japan

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 541365i

Ownership note

Originally collected by British anthropologist Edwin Nichol Fallaize (1877-1957). Purchased by Capt. L.W.G. Malcolm in 1934, on behalf of Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome, for the price of £25. From a letter in the Wellcome archives dated 16th December 1934.

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This work is untitled: the title has been supplied by the cataloguer for identification purposes.

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