Welcome to Vernacular Photography
WHAT IS VERNACULAR PHOTOGRAPHY? IS IT ART? In The Eyes Of The Beholder: A STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS DEFINITION
HISTORIC EVENTS OF THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019
Emile Zola Born April 2, 1840
April 6, 1896. After a brief lull of merely 1500 years, the first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece
Thomas Jefferson Born April 13, 1743
"In God We Trust" was included on all newly minted US coins starting on April 22, 1864
Charlie Chaplin Born April 16, 1889
William Shakespeare born April 23, 1564 (Two Gentlemen Of Verona) Samuel F.B. Morse, father of American Photography and the
inventor of the telegraph was born on April 27, 1791
George Washington was inaugurated as the first American President The State Of Israel Was Established. April 30, 1948
April 30, 1789 Chaim Weizmann was elected its first president
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.