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Gangwa, 2.XII.2012; pict. J. Breine
Seoul, 29.XI.2012; pict. J. Breine

Nice and detailed drawing of a real man and probably endemic too. Resembles a design found in Central Europe (e.g. Liechtenstein or Austria). Notice that the man is working on a slope and hovers above the earth.
The drawing from Seoul is slightly different. There is no slope, the spade enters the heap and I think that he's equiped with a hard hat.
General aspect comes closer to many European designs.

Seoul, 29.XI.2012; pict. J. Breine
Mogpo, 4.XII.2012; pict. J. Breine
Seoul, 29.XI.2012; pict. J. Breine

Safety at work is important and Bartolomeo agrees with that (see his leaflet). There is something weird however. I think that the Mogpo sign features a child, not an adult. The body proportions are wrong for an adult.
Why show a child? You show a child when talking to children or warning about children (e.g. Madeira), but not when giving safety instructions directed towards upgrown (construction) workers.


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