WHAT IS VERNACULAR PHOTOGRAPHY?
IS IT ART?
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.