Sydney Long (20 August 1871 – 23 January 1955), Born in New South Wales. Studied at the Royal Art Society under Frank P. Mahony. Studied at Kennington Art School and Central School of Arts and Crafts, London. Elected associate Royal Society of Painter-Etchers, London. Member of the Society of Graphic Art and the Royal British Colonial Society of Artists. President of the Australian Society of Painter-Etchers. Exhibited at the Royal Academy for 10 years, and is represented in the Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide Galleries; the British Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, Montreal; Capetown and Johannesburg Galleries; and New York, U.S.A. President of the Society of Artists for five years. Returning from Europe he rejoined the Royal Art Society. Elected Fellow, R.A.S., 1925.