Around the same time it was popular to photograph Geisha in Western fashions.
Kimono were (and are) very expensive. A Kimono from Japan cost well over an average year's salary in Europe. Here actress Evelyn Nesbit models one.
Geisha in a Christian pose
Westerners usually wore Kimonos incorrectly
A Geisha bride
Wealthy Hungarian sisters
Geisha (perhaps Maiko) beauties