Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 221, click here.
1. The statue of David by Michelangelo, encased in bricks to prevent damage from bombs, during WWII.
2. Girls deliver ice.
Heavy work that formerly belonged to men only is being done by girls. The ice girls are delivering ice on a route and their work requires brawn as well as the patriotic ambition to help, 16 September 1918.
3. Steve Irwin, aged 17, playing for the local rugby league team, 1979.
4. Life before AutoCAD. Urban Designers in the 1950’s.
5. Meeting of the Italian and French drilling parties during the construction of the Mont Blanc Tunnel, 14 August 1962.