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Long lost in America, an artistic relic of life in Britain's factory towns returns to the market after vanishing in the 1940s.

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A painting by LS Lowry that was lost to the art world for more than seven decades has been unearthed.

The 1943 work, entitled The Mill, Pendlebury, depicts workers enjoying a day off and children playing cricket.

"There are no records of it, we simply didn't know it existed," said British art expert Nick Orchard of Christie's auction house in London.

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