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Enjoying a cool evening on yuka platforms along the Kamo River (5)
Original title: GIRLS FOR COOLING AT KAMOGAWA, KIOTO

Catalog No. : 2610
Photographer : unknown
Album :
Area : Kyoto
Date : unknown
Age division:
Color : handcolored
Size : 213x278
Cabinet : 52-40-0

Enlarged view of the photo

Geisha and maiko relax on a terrace at Shijo Ohashi, on the western side of Kamogawa River. The two on the left are drinking sake, while the two on the right are playing "paper, scissors, rock." Lamps and cigarette trays have been placed on the floor. The houses lining the eastern side of the river and Gojo-Ohashi Bridge are visible in the background. This photograph may have been used in picture postcards for tourists.

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