LS Lowry

(1887 - 1976)
Laurence Stephen Lowry was born 1 November 1887 in Stretford. By 1909 the family had moved to Pendlebury, an industrial area between Manchester and Bolton. Lowry hated it at first but ‘at length I became obsessed by it.’ From 1910 he worked as a rent collector and clerk for the Pall Mall Property Company while studying life drawing in the evening a...
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