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Joseph Pennell

 (1866 - 1922)
Joseph Judd Pennell was active/lived in Kansas, North Carolina.  Joseph Pennell is known for Photography.

Biography   Joseph Pennell


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Joseph Judd Pennell was born March 9, 1866 in King's Creek, North Carolina.  His family moved to Kansas in 1884 or 1885.  Worked as a commercial studio photographer in Junction City from 1888-1922.  After a series of partnerships, he operated Pennell's Studio at 701 N. Washington and then at 801 N. Washington in Junction City from 1893-1922. Wife was Edith Stanley.  Pennell photographed the Junction City community and nearby Fort Riley from the late 1800s until his death April 3, 1922, producing more than 60,000 glass plate negatives and winning
awards for his artistry.  Portraiture was the centerpiece of his business but the collection
also documents American small-town life at the beginning of the 20th centu

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Junction City Dir. 1910-11, 1916-17, 1918-19, 1920-21, 1923; KU Digital Library,
http://ead.diglib.ku.edu/xml/ksrl.kc.pennelljosephj.html.

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.



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