WHAT IS VERNACULAR PHOTOGRAPHY? IS IT ART?
A STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS ILLUSTRATED DEFINITION
HISTORIC EVENTS OF THE MONTH OF JULY 2019
( JEWISH SOLDIERS ON LEAVE IN LONDON, 1919 )
July 3, 1976 The Raid on Entebbe
July 4, 1776 - The Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress.
July 20, 1969. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin Landed On /the Moon
July 21, 1899 Ernest Hemingway born
July 24, 1898 Amelia Earhart born
July 26, 1856 George Bernard Shaw Born
July 30, 1863 Henry Ford Born
July 31, 1790 The U.S. Patent Office first opened its doors
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.