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 MAY       2019       



          Cinco De Mayo                              



May 6, 1937




May 8, 1884 President Harry Truman born



May 20, 1927 Charles Lindbergh took off
on his flight across the Atlantic


 

May 24, 1844, Samuel Morse sent the first telegraph message




    

Monday May 27, 2019 Memorial Day



      


                                                                                                                                                               


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