Laughter in the slums: the best work of street photographer Shirley Baker in pictures

By Shirley Baker/Mary Evans Picture Library

Shirley Baker, who died recently, documented everyday life in the UK with a fond eye, turning prosaic scenes in slums and seasides into quietly romantic images. Here is a selection of her finest work

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