Vernacular Photography


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WHAT IS VERNACULAR PHOTOGRAPHY? 
 IS IT ART?   

In The Eyes Of The Beholder: 

A STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS ILLUSTRATED DEFINITION



 HISTORIC EVENTS OF THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2019



December 4, 1795 Thomas Carlyle Born




December 5, 1933  The 18th Amendment (Prohibition) was repealed



December 6, 1865 The 13th Amendment abolishing slaver was ratified




December 7, 1941 Japanese  attack on Pearl Harbor. A day that will live in infamy




December 11, 1901 - The first transatlantic radio signal was transmitted
by Guglielmo Marconi from Cornwall, England, to St. John's, Newfoundland. (The History Place)




December 14, 1911 Roald Amundsen became the first person to reach the South Pole




December 16, 1770 Ludwig Van Beethoven born




December 17, 1903 First Powered Airplane Flight made by the Wright Brothers




December 24, 1905 Howard Hughes born



 



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December 25th  Christmas




December 27, 1901 Marlene Dietrich Born





December 30, 1865 Rudyard Kipling born




December 31,  New Year's Eve





Vernacular photography has only recently been recognized as a fertile field for collectors, scholars and history buffs.  It is also  an area  in which it is still possible for the beginner to afford wonderful examples of the photographer's art.

These pages will present an  assortment of  19th and 20th century photographs.  

New items will be continually added so that you can return often and enjoy each new visit as a fresh, pleasant and educational experience.



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Root,  Marcus Aurelius. John Fries Frazer. 1/4 plate Daguerreotype

Root, Marcus Aurelius. John Fries Frazer. 1/4 plate Daguerreotype

PORTRAIT OF JOHN FRIES FRAZER (1812-1872) 1/4 plate daguerreotype. Circa 1840's. This is a str..

$10,000.00 Ex Tax: $10,000.00

English Boys Team

English Boys Team

English Boys Team. Albumen print.  8 x 6 inches ..

$100.00 Ex Tax: $100.00

Abbe ,James . Jack Dempsey.  In "Daredevil Jack."

Abbe ,James . Jack Dempsey. In "Daredevil Jack."

James AbbeJack Dempsey. In "Daredevil Jack."   19208 x 10 inch&nb..

$1,200.00 Ex Tax: $1,200.00

FRENCH COLLOTYPE. Automobile.

FRENCH COLLOTYPE. Automobile.

Automobile  CHARMING ANONYMOUS FRENCH COLLOTYPE FROM  A PHOTOGRAPH CIRCA 1910 4 1/2  ..

$50.00 Ex Tax: $50.00