Monthly Archives: February 2015

Consuelo Kanaga – Humane Photographer

Day 297 of Colourisation Project – February 28 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Consuelo Kanaga was a pioneering American photojournalist from 1915 through to the 1960s, known primarily for … Continue reading

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The Longevity of Lillian Gish

Day 296 of Colourisation Project – February 27 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Dubbed The First Lady of American Cinema, Lillian Diana Gish was an American  actress, whose career … Continue reading

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Victor Hugo – His Revenge Was Fraternity!

Day 295 of Colourisation Project – February 26 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. One of the pillars of French Literature, Victor Marie Hugo, was born this day, 26 February 1802. … Continue reading

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Alice – The Queen’s Mother-in-Law

Day 294 of Colourisation Project – February 25 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. The beautiful woman in today’s colourisation is Princess Alice of Battenberg, the mother of Prince Philip, … Continue reading

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J P McGowan ~ The Boy from Terowie

Day 293 of Colourisation Project – February 24 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born this day, February 24, 1880, John Paterson (J.P.) McGowan, a boy from Terowie, a small railroad … Continue reading

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Iwo Jima ~ Flag Raising

Day 292 of Colourisation Project – February 23 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Today’s photo for colourisation is perhaps one of the best-known war images ever made. Taken by … Continue reading

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Norman Lindsay ~ Uninhibited Bohemian

Day 291 of Colourisation Project – February 22 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born this day, 22 February in 1879, in Creswick, Victoria, and best known for his risqué … Continue reading

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