Monthly Archives: January 2015

Keeping Up with Edith Wharton

Day 262 of Colourisation Project – January 24 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born into the wealth and privilege of a distinguished and long-established New York family, Edith Newbold … Continue reading

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Anna Pavlova – ‘The Broom’

Day 261 of Colourisation Project – January 23 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. The most-celebrated and influential dancer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Anna Pavlova was … Continue reading

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Jean Simmons – Underestimated Star

Day 260 of Colourisation Project – January 22 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Jean Simmons, a leading lady of British and American cinema for over six decades passed away … Continue reading

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Henri Mallard – A Bridge to the Past

Day 259 of Colourisation Project – January 21 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. On 19 March 1932, the Sydney Harbour Bridge opened to the public.  It was a massive … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Audrey Hepburn

Day 258 of Colourisation Project – January 20 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. 22 years ago on this day, 20 January, 1993, screen legend and fashion icon, Audrey Hepburn passed … Continue reading

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Giuseppe Verdi – ‘Revolutionary’ Composer

Day 257 of Colourisation Project – January 19 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Today’s colourisation subject, Giuseppe Verdi, known primarily for his operas, was one of the greatest and … Continue reading

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Edmund Barton – Australia’s First Prime Minister

Day 256 of Colourisation Project – January 18 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. When you stop to think that Australia’s First Prime Minister, Sir Edmund Barton, died less than 100 … Continue reading

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