Rare photograph of an Onna-bugeisha, female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan, beginning long before samurai emerged as a warrior class.
Lost history of black pin up girls. The fact that people have omitted these women from history, is ignorant. Burlesque is beautiful, no matter the color of your skin. It is an art form and deserves recognition