Monthly Archives: June 2014

George Sand – Female Bachelor ?

Day 55 of Colourisation Project – July 1 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin better known by her pseudonym George Sand was born this day, July 1, in 1804 … Continue reading

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Albert Einstein – The Father of Relativity

Day 54 of Colourisation Project – June 30 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Today June 30 is the day 109 years ago, that Albert Einstein published his article On the … Continue reading

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Paul Klee – The Master of Colour

Day 53 of Colourisation Project – June 29 74 years ago on this day, June 24, 1940, Paul Klee, one of the most inventive artists of the 20th century left this world. Paul Klee was a prolific Swiss painter of German … Continue reading

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Right You Are – Luigi Pirandello

Day 52 of Colourisation Project – June 28 Luigi Pirandello, was born on this day in 1867, in Agrigento, Sicily, Italy.  Pirandello was not only one of Italy’s leading playwrights but also a novelist and short-story writer. In 1934 he … Continue reading

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Great Humanitarian – Helen Keller

Day 51 of Colourisation Project – June 27 Today is Helen Keller Day, a commemorative holiday honoring Helen Keller as authorized by President Jimmy Carter in 1980, her 100th birthday. Helen Adams Keller was born on this day June 27, … Continue reading

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First Lady of Colour Photography – Sarah Angelina Acland

Day 50 of Colourisation Project – June 26 Born in Oxford on this day in 1849, Sarah Angelina Acland is one of the most important photographers of the late Victorian and early Edwardian periods.  It was not uncommon for women from … Continue reading

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God’s Architect – Antoni Gaudí

Day 49 of Colourisation Project – June 25 Born on this day, June 25 in 1852, Antoni Gaudí is perhaps the most famous architect of modern times. Born in Reus, he was by far the best known practitioner of Catalan Modernism. His works are defiantly original … Continue reading

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