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70208-0016 - Brothel in Yoshiwara, Tokyo, 1890s

Tokyo 1890s
Yoshiwara Brothel

Artist Unknown
Publisher Unknown
Medium Albumen Print
Period Meiji
Location Tokyo
Image No. 70208-0016
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Women sit in the window of a Meiji period brothel in Yoshiwara, Tokyo’s well-known red light district.

For more in formation about Yoshiwara, read Tokyo 1900s • Yoshiwara Omon.

For other photos of prostitution in old Japan, see Prostitution.

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The Google map shows where the entrance of Yoshiwara used to be located.


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Duits, Kjeld (). Tokyo 1890s: Yoshiwara Brothel, OLD PHOTOS of JAPAN. Retrieved on June 25, 2022 (GMT) from

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