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Frances Folsom Cleveland – President’s Child Bride

Day 175 of Colourisation Project – October 29 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Frances Folsom Cleveland‘s claim to fame is that she was and still remains the youngest First Lady … Continue reading

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“I Observe With Horror an Anterior Future”

Day 173 of Colourisation Project – October 27 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. It is a sad fact that one of the few photos of Lewis Powell, son of a … Continue reading

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Guillermo Kahlo – In His Own Right

Day 172 of Colourisation Project – October 26 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Little known outside Mexico, German born photographer, Carl Wilhelm (Guillermo) Kahlo’s photos remain a legacy to Mexican … Continue reading

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Gummo – The Forgotten Marx Brother

Day 169 of Colourisation Project – October 23 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. There’s Harpo, Groucho, Zeppo, Chico and then there’s Gummo. Not so familiar with the fans, he was one-fifth … Continue reading

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Gertrude Käsebier – Pioneering Pictorialist

Day 159 of Colourisation Project – October 13 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Today’s subject, pioneering photographer, Gertrude Käsebier was one of the most recognized and influential American photographers around the … Continue reading

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Lord Alfred Tennyson – The Dirty Monk

Day 152 of Colourisation Project – October 6 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Lord Alfred Tennyson was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria’s reign. Lasting … Continue reading

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Lauren Bacall – The Look of a Legend

Day 132 of Colourisation Project – September 16 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born ninety years ago this day, September 16, 1924, Betty Joan Perske, better known as Lauren Bacall, … Continue reading

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John Herschel – A Modest Giant of Science

Day 125 of Colourisation Project – September 9 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Today’s subject, Sir John Frederick William Herschel is believed to be the man who coined the term photography … Continue reading

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The Beating Heart of Italy – Giuseppe Mazzini

Day 46 of Colourisation Project – June 22 Born into a middle class family in Genoa, on this day in 1805, Giuseppe Mazzini was an Italian politician, journalist and activist for Italian independence and a unified democratic Republic of Italy. … Continue reading

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D-Day – A Very Bloody Day in History

Day 30 of Colourisation Project – June 6 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. June 6, 1944 goes down as a very bloody day in history. Today as we commemorate the … Continue reading

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