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Lowry, Laurence Stephen (1887-1976), painter

Mervyn Levy and Julian Spalding

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/31378

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Lowry, Laurence Stephen (1887-1976), painter, was born on 1 November 1887 at 8 Barrett Street, Stretford, in Manchester, the home of the industrial revolution. He was the only child of Robert Stephen McAll Lowry (1857-1932), an estate agent's clerk, and his wife, Elizabeth (1858-1939), daughter of William Hobson, a member ...

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