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 SEPTEMBER 2019




VJ Day. September 2, 1945



The Island Of Manhattan Discovered by Henry Hudson.  September 4, 1609



The First Continental Congress Assembled. September 5, 1774

The signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787







9/11/2001 Terrorist Attack On The United States. 



Jesse Owens Born. September 12, 1913



General John J. Pershing Born. September 13, 1860




James Fenimore Cooper Born. September 15, 1789



Agatha Christie Born. September 15, 1890



The Mayflower Departed England Bound For America. September  16, 1620




Greta Garbo Born. September 18, 1905




President Abraham Lincoln Issued The Preliminary Emancipation  Proclamation. 

September 22, 1862



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