Sculptures and statues around the world have been dressed up with masks and gloves to support the fight against the novel coronavirus.
standing outside the New York Stock Exchange, Freddie Mercury with his oversized teeth by Irena Sedlecká in Lake Geneva and the statue of Queen Victoria in Manchester, England – what do these statues have in common presently?
Well, it seems they’re all wearing masks and gloves as a symbol of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic that has sent many parts of the world into a panic.
Below we’ve compiled a list of some of the worldwide statues that have been covered in protective gear to raise awareness of Covid-19.
Cartoon character Tituef by Swiss cartoonist Zep, Switzerland
Queen Victoria by Edward Onslow Ford, England
Bruce Lee by Ivan Fijolic, Turkey
Replica of Christ the Redeemer by unknown artist, Rio De Janeiro
Make Way for the Ducklings by Nancy Schön, Boston
The Magic Carpet Ride statue by Matthew Antichevich, California
Freddie Mercury by Irena Sedlecká, Switzerland
King Baudouin by Josiane Vanhoutte, BelguimSource: GettyImages