Monthly Archives: November 2014

Mark Twain Was a Feminist

Day 207 of Colourisation Project – November 30 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. “You don’t know about me without you have read a book by the name of The … Continue reading

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Giacomo Puccini – Life Imitating Art

Day 206 of Colourisation Project – November 29 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. If there is any doubt as to whether life imitates art, you need delve no further … Continue reading

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Virginia Oldoini – Raging Narcissist

Day 205 of Colourisation Project – November 28 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Long before selfies became ubiquitous and annoying, one woman, the Countess of Castiglione, is proof that … Continue reading

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Ada Lovelace – Enchantress of Numbers

Day 204 of Colourisation Project – November 27 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born Ada Gordon in 1815, the only child of the brief and tempestuous marriage of the Romantic … Continue reading

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Mary Edwards Walker – Rebel With a Cause

Day 203 of Colourisation Project – November 26 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Mary Edwards Walker refused to play by the rules. She often wore men’s clothes including a … Continue reading

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Flynn of the Inland

Day 202 of Colourisation Project – November 25 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. You may have noticed that the Australian $20 note features the Rev John Flynn, founder of … Continue reading

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Toulouse-Lautrec’s Short-lived Career

Day 201 of Colourisation Project – November 24 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. One of the greatest and influential painters of the Post-Impressionist period was Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, who … Continue reading

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