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Liverpool people by Stephen Shakeshaft

woman in deckchair with a cup of tea on waste ground in front of cathedral

Betty's Paradise © Stephen Shakeshaft

18 September 2009 to 24 January 2010

Please note that this exhibition has now closed

Stephen Shakeshaft, former picture editor and chief photographer of the Liverpool Daily Post and Echo, is renowned for his remarkable and varied studies of people including rich and poor, unknown and famous.

This exhibition featured about 70 of his photographs including unpublished gems alongside award-winning images amassed since the 1960s over decades of great social change.

Follow the links below to find out more about Stephen Shakeshaft, read the stories behind the pictures on the blog| and see highlights from the exhibition in the image gallery|.

Image gallery