Welcome to Vernacular Photography
March 12, 1888 The Blizzard Of 1888
Alexander Graham Bell Born March 13, 1847
Albert Einstein Born March 14, 1879
Johann Sebastian Bach Born March 21, 1685
Harry Houdini Born March 24, 1874
"The flag of the United States deployed on the surface of the moon"
"The Star-Spangled Banner" was recognized for official use by the United States Navy in 1889, and by U.S. President Woodrow Wilson in 1916, and was made the national anthem by a congressional resolution on March 3, 1931 which was signed by President Herbert Hoover.
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.