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Old Photo of Korean woman ca.1904  All images from Cornell University Library

A young ‘kisaeng’ (singing girl) in full Korean traditional dress, ca. A Korean kisaeng is analagous to a Japanese geisha.

palace gisaeng. 1910 - 1920

Kisaeng (also spelled gisaeng ), sometimes called ginyeo (기녀), were female Korean entertainers. Kisaeng are artists who work to entertain .

"Geisha beauties" Japanese-made postcards colorized in late 1930s.

"Geisha beauties" Japanese-made postcards colorized in late These look like kiseang, not geisha.

조선시대 의관기 (1903년)

조선시대 의관기 (1903년)

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Korean mother and child. some classes wore very short jeogori (basic upper garment ).

Korean Shaman Woman (1930s) Korean shamans "mudangs" are almost exclusively women.

Korean Shaman Woman Korean shamans "mudangs" are almost exclusively women.

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Photo (Korean Traditional Clothes)

"Smiles are the style here in Korea. Here's a quartet from my little school showing you how to smile. How do you like them? They are four little pagans but are now preparing for baptism. Picture from Fr. Carroll, Masan, Korea" Photograph of four smiling girls dressed in traditional Korean outfits. The girl second from the right holds an object wrapped in fabric. ca 1920-40

Photograph of four smiling girls dressed in traditional Korean outfits. The girl second from the right holds an object wrapped in fabric.

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