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Adopt Coming from the Mill (1930)

Adopt Coming from the Mill (1930)

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This is one of Lowry’s most iconic works. In a letter to Salford Museum & Art Gallery Lowry wrote, 'It gives me great pleasure that Salford have bought this picture - for I have always thought it was my most characteristic mill scene.' The painting is based on an earlier pastel drawing Lowry made in about 1917 which was one of his first composite industrial scenes. As with all of Lowry's best known works Coming from the Mill is very carefully constructed, the figures leading the viewer's eye from scene to scene within the painting.


By adopting this Lowry you will become part of the world’s largest LS Lowry collection.

In recognition adoptees receive the following benefits for a year:

  • A special ‘Adopted’ label next to your chosen artwork proudly displaying your name
  • A personalised Lowry adoption gift pack including adoption certificate
  • An invitation to meet our LS Lowry Curator to get a real insight into the collection
  • Invitations to all of our Gallery Private Views, giving you the opportunity to see our exhibitions before they open to the general public

Adoption packs will be sent out to the shipping address entered during payment process. If the adoption is a gift you can either enter the recipients address at this point, leave a note in the comments box at point of purchase or email

T&Cs: Adoption of the work does not constitute ownership. Due to the delicate nature of some works, they may not be on permanent public display for the full year adoption. At these times of ‘rest’ and during any periods of conservation, The Lowry will notify the adopter to discuss other ways to publicly acknowledge the adoption that satisfy all parties. This will not affect benefits and the work would still be able to view in the archive by appointment. Adoptions are non-exclusive and do not prevent the continuation of existing support or future new adoptions.  

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