Photograph number in the catalogue of over images by the Kusakabe Kimbei Studio of Yokohama, entitled “Kioto Dancing Girl”. This hand-coloured albumen photograph shows a maiko (apprentice geisha) from Kyoto dressed in an elaborate dove motif kimono.
"During the summer, my favorite color's blue. During the winter, my favorite color's gray. I know that in winter the colours in nature are more so grey (available in shadows) would be a softening relief.