'Dutch chimney sweep Mark Schurer.'
Dutch chimney sweep Mark Schurer, photographed in Malesco during the International Chimney Sweeps Gathering (Raduno Internazionale dello Spazzacamino) in Valle Vigezzo. He shows off the coat of arms of Amsterdam, with the text heldhaftig, vastberaden, barmhartig (valiant, steadfast, compassionate). Amsterdam is the city where he works. Photo Paul Smit.