A woman is sleeping on a futon, while another woman is smoking a kiseru pipe (煙管). Both of the women are bare-breasted.
A tobbaco tray, books and a fan lay on the floor in front of them, an andon lamp can be seen behind them.
Reference for Citations
Duits, Kjeld (). 1890s: Two Half-Nude Women, OLD PHOTOS of JAPAN. Retrieved on December 3, 2022 (GMT) from https://www.oldphotosjapan.com/photos/281/two-half-nude-women
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