Monthly Archives: June 2014

Birth of the TV Westerns

Day 48 of Colourisation Project – June 24 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  Attention all baby boomers! How many of the cowboys in today’s photo can you recognise? (Answers … Continue reading

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Father of Modern Olympics – Mysoginist?

Day 47 of Colourisation Project – June 23 RECAP: The challenge is to keep within the lines. No, really, the challenge is to publish daily a photo that has some significance around the day of publication. It could be someone’s birthday … Continue reading

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The Beating Heart of Italy – Giuseppe Mazzini

Day 46 of Colourisation Project – June 22 Born into a middle class family in Genoa, on this day in 1805, Giuseppe Mazzini was an Italian politician, journalist and activist for Italian independence and a unified democratic Republic of Italy. … Continue reading

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Alice Boughton – Pioneer Photographer

Day 45 of Colourisation Project – June 21 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. 71 years ago on this day in 1943, American photographer Alice Boughton passed away. Boughton was an … Continue reading

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Father of Inventions – Alexander Graham Bell

Day 44 of Colourisation Project – June 20 On this day, June 20, 1877 Alexander Graham Bell installed the world’s first commercial telephone service in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland 1847, Alexander Graham Bell was an eminent scientist … Continue reading

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Happy Juneteenth Day

Day 43 of Colourisation Project – June 19 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  On June 19 the USA celebrates Juneteenth Day, an annual observance marking the anniversary of the announcement of … Continue reading

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A Gentleman Naturalist – Charles Darwin

Day 42 of Colourisation Project – June 18 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. On this day, 18th June in 1859, Charles Darwin published his theory of evolution in his … Continue reading

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