slide (photograph (documentary artefact))

Lantern slide depicting the Kamo-gawa river in Kyoto. Maiko and geisha are on a restaurant terrace overlooking the river. These terraces are only there in the summer, their pillars in the water. The two women on the right are drinking sake and the two on the left are playing a game. The two women in the centre are maiko and are wearing yuzen kimono. Lanterns made of paper and wood and a tobacco set are also on the terrace.

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