Monthly Archives: March 2015

Ida B Wells ~ Constant Star

Day 322 of Colourisation Project – March 25 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born in Holly Springs, Mississippi in 1862, the daughter of slaves, African-American journalist and suffragist, Ida B. … Continue reading

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Jules Verne – Patron Saint of Science Fiction

Day 321 of Colourisation Project – March 24 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Universally recognized as the patron saint of science fiction, his works have laid much of the foundation … Continue reading

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Félix Nadar – Pioneering Visual Biographer

Day 320 of Colourisation Project – March 23 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. What do Sarah Bernhardt, Alexandre Dumas (pere), Alexandre Dumas (fils), George Sand, Franz Liszt, Édouard Manet, Hector … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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