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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Val G. Jurgell

Dates:  1908, 24 March - 1985, June
Died:  US, FL, Palm Beach

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Approved biography for Val G. Jurgell
(Courtesy of Christian Peterson)

Val G. Jurgell was born on March 24, 1908, and lived in Illinois during the 1930s.
He visited Washington, D.C. about this time and made an image of the interior of the Lincoln Memorial he titled ". . . of the people . . ." In it a man reverently looks up at the massive statue of Lincoln, surrounded by the memorialís columns and bathed in soft, glowing light. Jurgell gave complete technical information on back of the printís mount, including the fact that he used a Zeiss 1 5/8-x-2 1/4-inch camera. This particular print was well traveled, according to the many labels attached to its mount. Around 1937, it was exhibited at camera and art clubs in Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dixon (Illinois), Harrisburg (Pennsylvania), Lansing (Michigan), Orange (New Jersey), Peoria (Illinois), Philadelphia, and Syracuse. Jurgell died in June 1985, in the area of Palm Beach, Florida. 
Christian A. Peterson Pictorial Photography at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (Christian A. Peterson: Privately printed, 2012) 
This biography is courtesy and copyright of Christian Peterson and is included here with permission. 
Date last updated: 1 June 2013. 
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