JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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Teruha sitting.
Her name was Teruha and she appeared in many postcards. She's probably still in her teens in this photo. She was born in 1896 in Osaka and worked as a geisha in Shimbashi, Tokyo before becoming a Buddhist priest in Kyoto. Read more about her interesting life by James A. Gatlin at geikogallery.com.
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Teruha sitting.

Her name was Teruha and she appeared in many postcards. She's probably still in her teens in this photo. She was born in 1896 in Osaka and worked as a geisha in Shimbashi, Tokyo before becoming a Buddhist priest in Kyoto. Read more about her interesting life by James A. Gatlin at geikogallery.com.

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Cheryl   [Sep 19, 2008 at 03:49 AM]
From: Cheryl (Mar 05, 2007 23:00)
Thank you for your collection. I'm doing research for a play at High School and needed hairstyles

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