In Photos: Vanishing Jobs Around the World

Neon sign maker, Hong Kong

Wu Chi-kai is one of the last remaining craftsmen of his kind in Hong Kong, a city where darkness never really falls thanks to the 24-hour glow of a myriad lights
Photograph: Philip Fong/AFP/Getty Images

Gramophone salesman, New Delhi, India

Syed Zafar Shah poses at his music store where he sells antique gramophones and vinyl records in the old quarter of the city
Photograph: Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images

Laundry worker, Quito, Ecuador

Delia Veloz is pictured next to clothes drying at the municipal laundry of the Ermita area of Quito. The 74-year-old has cleaned laundry for more than 50 years and earns about four dollars a day
Photograph: Rodrigo Buendia/AFP/Getty Images

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