Monthly Archives: March 2015

Virginia Grey ~ Always the Bridesmaid

Day 319 of Colourisation Project – March 22 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. American actress,Virginia Grey born this day, March 22, 1917 in Los Angeles, California, made her debut … Continue reading

Posted in Colorization, Colourisation, Film, Hollywood, Photography, USA, Women, Women in Film & TV | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Alice Henry ~ Pioneering Feminist

Day 318 of Colourisation Project – March 21 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born in Richmond, Melbourne, on this day, 21 March 1857, Alice Henry was one of Australia’s … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Colorization, Colourisation, History, Philosophy, Photography, USA, Women, Women in Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Before Marilyn there was Marilyn

Day 317 of Colourisation Project – March 20 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. She was once compared to Marilyn Monroe to which she replied, “Hey, I’m the blonde with … Continue reading

Posted in Colorization, Colourisation, Film, Hollywood, Photography, USA, Women, Women in Film & TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Extraordinary Life of Sir Richard Francis Burton

Day 316 of Colourisation Project – March 19 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born this day, March 18 1821, intrepid explorer and English scholar, Sir Richard Francis Burton, was … Continue reading

Posted in Colorization, Colourisation, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

All About Barbara Bates

Day 315 of Colourisation Project – March 18 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Hollywood seems to produce more drama off screen than on. Today’s colourisation subject is another story … Continue reading

Posted in Colorization, Colourisation, Hollywood, Photography, Television, USA, Women, Women in Film & TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Curie Dynasty

Day 314 of Colourisation Project – March 17 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born in Paris, France in 1897, Irène Joliot-Curie was a French physicist, who married another French … Continue reading

Posted in Biology, Colorization, Colourisation, France, History, Photography, Women, Women in Science | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Laurence Oates – Brave Explorer

Day 313 of Colourisation Project – March 16 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Somewhere in the South Pole at the bottom of the world lies a pile of stones … Continue reading

Posted in Colorization, Colourisation, History, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Johan Vaaler – The Original Mr Clippy

Day 312 of Colourisation Project – March 15 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Remember Mr. Clippy, the animated paperclip office assistant that first appeared in Microsoft Office 97?  How quickly … Continue reading

Posted in Colorization, Colourisation, History, Photography, Technology | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Susan Hayward – Brooklyn Bombshell

Day 311 of Colourisation Project – March 14 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Hollywood wouldn’t be Hollywood without its stories of love, lust, infidelities, revenge, murder, jealousy, mental illness, … Continue reading

Posted in Colorization, Colourisation, Film, Hollywood, Opus Loredana, Photography, USA, Women, Women in Film & TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Susan B. Anthony’s Amendment

Day 310 of Colourisation Project – March 13 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. She was the original feminist; an ardent women’s rights campaigner, whose lifelong work helped pave the … Continue reading

Posted in Colorization, Colourisation, History, Photography, USA, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment