WHAT IS VERNACULAR PHOTOGRAPHY? IS IT ART?
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.