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Mary Long

Born in Romford, Essex, in 1947, Mary Long lived with her parents until the early 1970s. During that time, she developed a talent for portrait drawing, which led to her own one-woman exhibition in London, 'Portrait Drawings of Show Business Personalities'. Later that decade she moved to Wanstead in East London, working as a laboratory technician at Queen Mary College. Her interests turned to photography and she joined a local camera club, where she met Bernard, a keen jazz photographer. In 1978...See more