Greenlight

These cute little men were born in 1961, when traffic psychologist, Karl Peglau, submitted them for approval. These figures are intended to be friendly characters, men we will trust to help us cross the road. And it worked. They became a popular symbol of East Germany, and now the whole of Germany.

 


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Copyright Debbie Smyth, 11 January 2020

Posted as part of January Squares

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