Vernacular Photography

   

WHAT IS VERNACULAR PHOTOGRAPHY?   IS IT ART?   

In The Eyes Of The Beholder: 

A STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS ILLUSTRATED DEFINITION



 HISTORIC EVENTS OF THE MONTH OF AUGUST       2019       



August 1, 1779.  Francis Scott Key Born






August 6, 1809 Alfred Lord Tennyson Born



August 7, 1876 Mata Hari Born



August 14, 1945. Japan Surrendered Ending WWII. The documents were signed in September



August 15, 1769 Napoleon Bonaparte Born



August 19, 1871 Orville Wright Born




August 24, 70 A.D. Mount Vesuvius Erupted.  Pompeii Humaine





August 29, 1809 Oliver Wendell Holmes Born

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