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Three Yuujo (courtesans) posing on an engawa [veranda]. Hand-coloured albumen silver print by Adolfo Farsari, c.1885. These are not maiko. Maiko would not be obi-less. This image was taken at a well known brothel in Yokohama, the Nectarine No. 9. I've seen this photo as a postcard offered on Ebay several times. They are presumably "Rasyamen," prostitutes for foreigners.

日本語: 1885年横浜、永真遊郭 ( 真金町)、神風楼 (Nectarine No.9) の 羅紗緬 (外国人専用遊女)
Date .1885. (19 May 2006 (according to Exif data))
Source Sanders of Oxford
creator QS:P170,Q365078
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  • ナンバーナイン 神風楼 山口 粂蔵 [やまぐち くめぞう) 1831-1893]. 墓誌外伝 (
    "​横浜 ... 開港してわずか3、4年後 ... 現在の伊勢佐木町付近、当時の名で港崎町(みよざきちょう)に遊郭が出来た ... ", "高島町に遊郭が移ると、岩亀楼の勢いが衰え、代わりに頭角を現したのが神風楼だった。... ... [ 歌川国松 高島町神風楼]", "高島町遊郭は、県からの命令によってさらに移転をする。/ 神風楼は青木橋付近の七軒町に三層楼を移築し、さらにその隣に洋館まで付け足して営業を再開した。...", "神風楼は、高島町の頃から「No.9」という看板を掲げ、外国人に親しまれていた。... 当時の横浜を記録した海外の文献でも、「No.9」や「NECTARINE No.9」(ネクタリンとは「甘美な」という意味)という言葉がちらほら認められる。 "

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