Lowry deliberately devised his Chaplinesque figures as a conceptual image of Man and the underlying theme of his work is loneliness and Man's isolation.

Here, powerfully, but without compassion, he depicts the human emotion surrounding a pit tragedy.


Carlisle Cathedral, Rev.Geoffrey Bennett.

The Lowry

Salford Quays, Salford, Greater Manchester, M50 3AZ
0843 208 6000

Opening times

Sun – Fri, 11am – 5pm
Sat, 10am – 5pm

Exhibitions at The Lowry

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