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Early Modeling


Mary Zimbalist : Biography :  Early Illness
Mary Zimbalist : Biography :  Early Modeling Career

At the age of seventeen, Mary began work as a photographic model. Known for her exotic beauty and graceful demeanor, she was quickly given a modeling contract with Vogue. She appeared on the cover page of the magazine shot  by Edward Steichen and also became one of Cecil Beaton’s favorite subjects, evidenced by pictures of Mary in all of Beaton’s significant collections.

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