A Knocker-up (sometimes known as a knocker-upper) was a profession in England and Ireland that started during and lasted well into the Industrial Revolution and at least as late as the 1920s, before alarm clocks were affordable or reliable. A knocker-up’s job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on time. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows - Photograph from Philip Davies’ Lost London: 1870 - 1945. S)

Before alarm clocks there were knocker-upper's. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows. Limehouse Fields. London. . Undated. Photograph from Philip Davies' Lost London: 1870 - 1945.

Os megamouth são tão raros que somente 60 animais puderam ser presenciados por seres humanos. Essas feras têm uma boca enorme e causam perplexidade em qualquer pessoa

Calceteiros, Portugal (similar to some pics I took myself) - TRABALHO DIFÍCIL E PENOSO.

Calceteiros, Portugal (similar to some pics I took myself) - TRABALHO DIFÍCIL E PENOSO.

Recolha de Lixo em Lisboa. Fotos da publicação de Nuno Meixeiro

Com a guerra lá fora na Flandres, por cá, a recolha do lixo era efectuado pela Câmara Municipal de Lisboa nestes "veículos"

Lavadeiras - vintage Portugal

Aldeia de Gralhas - Terra Lusitana: Povo portugues

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