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Men at Work in Turkey
pict. L. Bouters
pict. M. Tailly
pict. J. Koelstra
|Surprisingly close to our Man from Alençon in France and a man from Ara in northern Spain. We note the pose in general and several similar features : sleeves rolled up, detailed face and shoes.||Some differences though. The smallest heap is a bit higher in Turkey. The men from France are a bit more muscular than the Turkish worker being either at the point of developing a nice spread or being underfed.|
|Bodrum, X.2003; pict. M. Tailly||Bodrum, X.2003; pict. M. Tailly||Kayseri, IX.2003; pict. A. Anselin|
|Did I tell you about the blue skies
and the warm breeze and the bright sun ?
The birds whistling happy tunes ? I told you before:
Road signs may bring you the happiest hours in your life
(from Start your own collection).
A complete new design : a man using a pick-axe. All other finds feature men working with a spade, a shovel, or their bare hands. Would that mean that a foreman, having both versions in his truck, chooses the warning sign to fit the work at hand ? He probably just takes the one that lies on top.
|The modern match-stick worker is spreading
rapidly around the Mediterranean Sea. Realizing this, the happy tunes abruptly
Read more about the Mediterranean Workforce in Slovenia.
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