Lee Nan Hyang (1900-1979), was one of the last kisaengs ever. Lee was known for her singing, and dancing. She married a journalist after retirement.

Lee Nan Hyang (1900-1979), was one of the last kisaengs ever. Lee was known for her singing, and dancing. She married a journalist after retirement.

기생 1930-45 Korean gisaeng

기생 1930-45 Korean gisaeng

Bustling Market on a Village Road 1918-1933. Special Collections & College Archives, Skillman Library, Lafayette College

Bustling Market on a Village Road 1918-1933. Special Collections & College Archives, Skillman Library, Lafayette College

Glamorous and Bold Sword-Dancing Kisaeng. 1918-1933

Glamorous and Bold Sword-Dancing Kisaeng. 1918-1933

한복에 얇은 망사 숄을 두르고 양산을 쓰고 구두를 착용한 회령 기생(출처:[엽서속의 기생읽기])-좌 두루마기에 구두를 착용한 이숙종여사(출처:[사진으로 보는 독립운동])

한복에 얇은 망사 숄을 두르고 양산을 쓰고 구두를 착용한 회령 기생(출처:[엽서속의 기생읽기])-좌 두루마기에 구두를 착용한 이숙종여사(출처:[사진으로 보는 독립운동])

구한말 조선의 기생.jpg : MLBPARK

구한말 조선의 기생.jpg : MLBPARK

Korean kisaeng  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kisaeng

Korean kisaeng http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kisaeng

OLD KOREA - LAND OF THE MORNING CALM -- The Wedding party (2), SEOUL

OLD KOREA - LAND OF THE MORNING CALM -- The Wedding party (2), SEOUL

Kisan-girl, vintage postcard. Kisaeng are artists who work to entertain others, such as the yangbans and kings. First appearing in the Goryeo Dynasty, kisaeng were legally entertainers of the government, required to perform various functions for the state. Many were employed at court, but they were also spread throughout the country.

Kisan-girl, vintage postcard. Kisaeng are artists who work to entertain others, such as the yangbans and kings. First appearing in the Goryeo Dynasty, kisaeng were legally entertainers of the government, required to perform various functions for the state. Many were employed at court, but they were also spread throughout the country.

Kisaeng, the Korean geisha

Kisaeng, the Korean geisha

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