Audio slideshow: The last Lewis's

The tills have rung up for the last time in Liverpool's landmark store - Lewis's - after more than 150 years. The last shop to have been trading under the Lewis's name, it shut at the end of May, earlier than planned.

Take a nostalgic look back to the department store's heyday, when business was booming and customers could shop, eat and get a haircut - all under one roof.

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Images courtesy: Stephen King, Lewis's Archives, Arnold Lewis, Liverpool Record Office, Liverpool Libraries, Getty Images and PA.
Music by The Spinners, The Merseybeats, Gerry and The Pacemakers and KPM Music.

Slideshow production by Stephanie Power and Paul Kerley. Publication date 4 June 2010.


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