Photographer Roger Mayne dies

British documentary photographer Roger Mayne, best known for his images of post-war London street life, dies

Gemma Padley — 11 June 2014

Self Portrait, 1956 © Roger Mayne

Roger Mayne, who was best known for his documentary images of street life in 1950s and ’60s London, has died, aged 85. Mayne suffered a heart attack and passed away on Saturday 07 June. He is survived by his wife Ann Jellicoe, daughter Katkin and son Tom.

Tributes have been paid by those who worked with or knew him, including Michael Pritchard, director general at the Royal Photographic Society, Tom Gitterman of Mayne’s New York gallery, and bookseller Bernard Quaritch, which represents the photographer’s work in the UK.


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