Rear of terrace, from the alley. Grey, bleak, cramped. The hill beyond is another world.

Rear of terrace, from the alley.

"Lavender and Laundry" - Original Fine Art for Sale - © by Erin Dertner

"Lavender and Laundry" - Original Fine Art for Sale - © by Erin Dertner

Mrs Mopple's Washing Line by Anita Hewett and Robert Broomfield.

Mrs Mopple's Washing Line by Anita Hewett and Robert Broomfield. Another gem from my childhood

Laundry Day 8 x 8 by artquirk on Etsy

A reproduction print of laundry blowing on the line on a miserable windy day! I thought some digitally enhanced clothing might cheer laundry day up a bit. The print measures x plus a white border for framing.

Photographer Shirley Baker documented the last days of Manchester’s poorest districts, before concrete flats replaced back-to-back terraces, and pavement games were banished to ‘streets in the sky’

The streets belong to us: Shirley Baker's 1960s Manchester – in pictures

Shirley Baker: Women, Children and Loitering Men - Children playing in the street, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, 1966

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