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Australia’s Venus De Milo – Annette Kellerman

Day 60 of Colourisation Project – July 6 Australian swimming sensation, Annette Kellerman was born this day, July 6 in 1886 in Marrickville, New South Wales. Kellerman was a professional swimmer and fitness advocate who went on to become a star of vaudeville and … Continue reading

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Birth of the Bikini

Day 59 of Colourisation Project – July 5th On July 5, 1946, the first bikini went on sale after its debut at an outdoor fashion show at the public swimming pool, Piscine Molitor in Paris, France. Quite an achievement considering engineer and designer Louis Réard had a hard … Continue reading

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