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WHAT IS VERNACULAR PHOTOGRAPHY?
IS IT ART?
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December 5, 1933 The 18th Amendment (Prohibition) was repealed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
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.