Category Archives: Australia

Rupert Brooke ~ The Soldier Poet

Day 351 of Colourisation Project – April 23 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  The Turks didn’t get him…a mosquito did. English poet, Rupert Chawner Brooke, best known for his … Continue reading

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Jessie Street ~ Australian Activist Ahead of Her Time

Day 346 of Colourisation Project – April 18 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  She was the only Australian woman delegate at the founding of the United Nations in 1945; … Continue reading

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Harry Chauvel – A Born Cavalry Officer

Day 344 of Colourisation Project – April 16 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  Divisional armourers had been ordered to sharpen all bayonets. On October 31, 1917, Lieutenant General, Sir … Continue reading

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Chris Watson – Australia’s Youngest Prime Minister

Day 337 of Colourisation Project – April 9 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Having grown up in New Zealand, he started work on the railways at the age of … Continue reading

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Max Dupain ~ A Quintessentially Australian Photographer

Day 332 of Colourisation Project – April 4 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. His mantra was simple:  “Modern photography must do more than entertain, it must incite thought and … Continue reading

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William Lawrence Bragg – Underage High Achiever

Day 328 of Colourisation Project – March 31 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. In 2014 Malala Yousafzai created history when she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her … Continue reading

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Harold Cazneaux – Father of Modern Australian Photography

Day 327 of Colourisation Project – March 30 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Eminent Australian photographer Max Dupain, acknowledged him as the “father of modern Australian photography.” In 1911, … Continue reading

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