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Gallery: Prague maintenance workers recreate iconic images in new photo series

Prague Services has given a unique spin to Abbey Road, Bohemian Rhapsody, Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, and Lunch Atop a Skyscraper

Earlier this year, Prague’s city maintenance company Pražské služby (Prague Services) gained some viral fame with a photo of its workers crossing a Žižkov street in a composition that seemed to ape the cover of The Beatles’ Abbey Road.

The Abbey Road photo was allegedly a ‘spontaneous’ shot, but a series of subsequent photos aping iconic pictures have been staged to take advantage of the online acclaim.

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In their latest pic, which even drew words of praise from Prague mayor Zdeněk Hřib on Instagram, Pražské služby workers can be seen hoisting a street sign in the manner of US soldiers raising the American flag on Iwo Jima (seen above).

Here’s the original photograph taken by Joe Rosenthal in 1945:

Previously, Prague Service workers could be seen enjoying lunch above Prague a la the iconic Lunch atop a Skyscraper photo from 1929 New York City:

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And the original from 30 Rockefeller Plaza:

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And even aping Rami Malek’s Freddie Mercury on the poster for Bohemian Rhapsody, which earlier this year became the Czech Republic’s highest-grossing movie of all time:

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From the original Bohemian Rhapsody poster:

Here’s the shot that started it all, of Prague Service workers crossing Abbey Road in Žižkov:

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And the cover of The Beatles’ Abbey Road:

The latest pic isn’t likely to be the last from Pražské služby; catch more in the future on their Facebook page and Instagram profile.

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