Monthly Archives: July 2014

Calamitous Calamity Jane

Day 86 of Colourisation Project – August 1 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Martha Jane Canary better known as Calamity Jane, died this day, August 1 in 1903 in Terry, … Continue reading

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Franz Liszt – Music’s First Rock Star?

Day 85 of Colourisation Project – July 31 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. On this day July 31, in 1886 Franz Liszt, Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist, conductor and teacher passed … Continue reading

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George Eastman – Father of Popular Photography

Day 84 of Colourisation Project – July 30 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. It was on this day, July 30, 1928 that George Eastman, the founder the Eastman Kodak Company, … Continue reading

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Resurrection Time

Originally posted on Random Phoughts:
What better time to resurrect this old blog than the present time with the resurrection of some old black and white photos. I can’t turn water into wine…yet… but I can turn black and white…

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Real or Doppelgänger of Vincent van Gogh?

Day 83 of Colourisation Project – July 29 The picture has been carefully  analyzed and compared to his self portraits. Some experts think he used the camera obscure technique to trace the lines of his face before painting his later … Continue reading

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Lucy Burns – The Iron Jawed Angel

Day 82 of Colourisation Project – July 28 Born on this day, July 28 1879, Lucy Burns was an American suffragist campaigning on behalf of women’s rights in both the United States and in the United Kingdom and whose militant … Continue reading

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Bluenosed Alexandre Dumas (Jnr)

Day 81 of Colourisation Project – July 27 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born in Paris this day, July 27 in 1824, Alexandre Dumas Jnr was a popular French … Continue reading

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George Bernard Shaw – Master Playwright

Day 80 of Colourisation Project – July 26 Born this day, July 26 in 1856, George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright with a reputation for being the greatest English language dramatist in the first half of the 20th Century. … Continue reading

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Eugenia Falleni – Ladies’ Man

Day 79 of Colourisation Project – July 25 Born this day 25 July 1875, Eugenia Falleni (also known as Eugene Falleni, Harry Leo Crawford and Jean Ford) was a female-to-male transgender person convicted of the murder of his ‘wife’ in … Continue reading

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Hiram Bingham III – The Real Indiana Jones?

Day 78 of Colourisation Project – July 24 It was on this day, July 24, 1911, that Hiram Bingham III, uncovered one of the greatest archaeological finds of the last century, Machu Picchu, the ancient Inca site in a remote … Continue reading

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