Vernacular Photography



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 OCTOBER 2019



October 1, 1908. Henry Ford's Model T Went On Sale



October 2, 1968.  California's Redwood National Park Was Established



October 13, 1775. The United States Navy Was Born



October 14, 1890.  Dwight D. Eisenhower Born






October 21, 1879.  Thomas Edison Successfully  Tested An Electric Incandescent Bulb




October 22, 1811.  Franz Liszt Born




October 25, 1881. Pablo Picasso Born




October 27, 1858.  Theodore Roosevelt Born




October 26, 1886.  The Statue Of Liberty Dedicated




October 28, 1919.  Prohibition Began




October 31.  HALLOWEEN


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