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Labour Day: Disappearing jobs of yesterday

AFP

Published : May 1, 2018, 12:05 pm IST
Updated : Jul 6, 2019, 3:32 pm IST
Men and women around the globe reveal the jobs that are becoming increasingly rare, particularly as technology transforms societies. (Photo: AFP)
Men and women around the globe reveal the jobs that are becoming increasingly rare, particularly as technology transforms societies. (Photo: AFP)
Syed Zafar Shah, 40, who runs a gramophone repair operation, poses at the Shah Music Centre store where he sells antique gramophones and vinyl records in the old quarters of New Delhi on April 24, 2018. Gramophone record players emerged as the primary way to replay audio recordings in the late 19th century, amplifying the grooves in vinyl disks, but was steadily overtaken in the 20th century by turntables playing records connected to electrified audio speakers. (Photo: AFP)
Syed Zafar Shah, 40, who runs a gramophone repair operation, poses at the Shah Music Centre store where he sells antique gramophones and vinyl records in the old quarters of New Delhi on April 24, 2018. Gramophone record players emerged as the primary way to replay audio recordings in the late 19th century, amplifying the grooves in vinyl disks, but was steadily overtaken in the 20th century by turntables playing records connected to electrified audio speakers. (Photo: AFP)
Ecuadorean washerwoman Delia Veloz, 74, is pictured next to clothes hang-drying at the municipal laundry of the Ermita neighborhood, in Quito, on March 5, 2018. Veloz has been a washerwoman for over 50 years and earns around four dollars a day. (Photo: AFP)
Ecuadorean washerwoman Delia Veloz, 74, is pictured next to clothes hang-drying at the municipal laundry of the Ermita neighborhood, in Quito, on March 5, 2018. Veloz has been a washerwoman for over 50 years and earns around four dollars a day. (Photo: AFP)
Candelaria Pinilla, street clerk, poses for pictures in Bogota, on April 9, 2018. Street clerks are experts in filling out forms such as property tax, vehicle tax, withholding tax, income tax return. In addition, they carry out petition rights, sworn statements and even letters. (Photo: AFP)
Candelaria Pinilla, street clerk, poses for pictures in Bogota, on April 9, 2018. Street clerks are experts in filling out forms such as property tax, vehicle tax, withholding tax, income tax return. In addition, they carry out petition rights, sworn statements and even letters. (Photo: AFP)
Mexican image restorer Salvador Alejandro Casas, 66, poses at his workshop in Mexico City on April 21, 2018. Casas, is one of the four image retouchers, who still survive in the historic centre of Mexico City. (Photo: AFP)
Mexican image restorer Salvador Alejandro Casas, 66, poses at his workshop in Mexico City on April 21, 2018. Casas, is one of the four image retouchers, who still survive in the historic centre of Mexico City.  (Photo: AFP)
Ploughman Carlos Acosta, 43, works in a field with a yoke of oxen at the village of San Jose de Soroguara, 20 kilometres north of Tegucigalpa, on April 16, 2018. (Photo: AFP)
Ploughman Carlos Acosta, 43, works in a field with a yoke of oxen at the village of San Jose de Soroguara, 20 kilometres north of Tegucigalpa, on April 16, 2018.  (Photo: AFP)
Mohammad Ashgar, 65, an Indian rickshaw puller, poses for a photograph next to his rickshaw in Kolkata on April 21, 2018. A mainstay of 19th century transportation options, the hand-pulled rickshaw survives in India only in Kolkata after being outlawed elsewhere. (Photo: AFP)
Mohammad Ashgar, 65, an Indian rickshaw puller, poses for a photograph next to his rickshaw in Kolkata on April 21, 2018. A mainstay of 19th century transportation options, the hand-pulled rickshaw survives in India only in Kolkata after being outlawed elsewhere. (Photo: AFP)
Nenan Jovanov, 70, poses for a picture in his 64 years old perfume shop in Belgrade on April 19, 2018. Nenad literally grow up in this "time capsule" shop as third generation of a family business. Nenad says, "There used to be 23 perfume shops of this kind in Belgrade; now I am the only one left." (Photo: AFP)
Nenan Jovanov, 70, poses for a picture in his 64 years old perfume shop in Belgrade on April 19, 2018. Nenad literally grow up in this "time capsule" shop as third generation of a family business. Nenad says, "There used to be 23 perfume shops of this kind in Belgrade; now I am the only one left." (Photo: AFP)

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