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Mathew Brady – A Fountainhead for Photography

Day 253 of Colourisation Project – January 15 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. The inaugural issue of the Photographic Art-Journal in 1851 described Mathew B. Brady as the ‘fountainhead’ of … 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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Nothing Civil About a Civil War

Day 105 of Colourisation Project – August 20 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. On this day, August 20, 1866, President Andrew Johnson signed a Proclamation—Declaring that Peace, Order, Tranquility, and … Continue reading

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Happy Juneteenth Day

Day 43 of Colourisation Project – June 19 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  On June 19 the USA celebrates Juneteenth Day, an annual observance marking the anniversary of the announcement of … Continue reading

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The Magnanimous General – Ulysses S. Grant

Day 39 of Colourisation Project – June 15 On this day… In 1215 King John of England puts his seal to the Magna Carta. In 1502 Christopher Columbus lands on the island of Martinique on his fourth voyage. In 1643 … Continue reading

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