Category Archives: Women writers

Mysterious Dorothy L Sayers

Day 224 of Colourisation Project – December 17 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Renowned for her pioneering and entertaining crime novels, Dorothy L. Sayers was a dominant force in … Continue reading

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Emily Dickinson – A Poet in Private

Day 217 of Colourisation Project – December 10 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. “Few events in American literary history have been more curious than the sudden rise of Emily … Continue reading

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Comrade Katharine Susannah Prichard

Day 211 of Colourisation Project – December 4 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born this day, 4 December in 1883, Katharine Susannah Prichard was an Australian author, journalist, political … Continue reading

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Mary Edwards Walker – Rebel With a Cause

Day 203 of Colourisation Project – November 26 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Mary Edwards Walker refused to play by the rules. She often wore men’s clothes including a … Continue reading

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Dorothy Dix Talks

Day 195 of Colourisation Project – November 18 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Under a sweeping overhaul of question time as promised by Victoria’s State Labor Party, Dorothy Dixer’s … Continue reading

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Nellie Bly – America’s First Undercover Journalist

Day 191 of Colourisation Project – November 14 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. On this day, November 14, 1889, a 25 year old female journalist, Nellie Bly on assignment … Continue reading

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Natalie Clifford Barney – Left Bank Lover

Day 177 of Colourisation Project – October 31 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Two female lovers watch Sarah Bernhardt play Hamlet, when one poses the question, “What is there for … Continue reading

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