Profession “windows washer” in different times

In these photos you can see “window washers” since 1910’s-1960’s.

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Windows washers went to work in Piccadilly during the First World War. 1916

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Washers clean the glass roof of the observatory at Kew Gardens, London. March 18, 1930

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Windows washers at work at the headquarters of the BBC Bush House in the Strand, London. March 1931

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Windows washers at work at the headquarters of the BBC Bush House in the Strand, London. March 1931

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6000 windows of the building of the Secretariat of the United Nations in Manhattan, New York cleaned every month seven men. 1950

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6000 windows of the building of the Secretariat of the United Nations in Manhattan, New York cleaned every month seven men. 1950

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During the washing skyscraper windows cleaners insure with safety belts. Rockefeller Center. against the backdrop of the Empire State Building. May 2, 1961

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During the washing skyscraper windows cleaners insure with safety belts. Rockefeller Center. against the backdrop of the Empire State Building. May 2, 1961