Tag Archives: Australia

Flinders St Station – Melbourne Icon

Melbourne’s iconic Flinders St Station is the one thing that has remained consistent in my lifetime of inhabiting this wonderful city and when I found this old black and white image in reasonably good condition, I naturally got the urge to … Continue reading

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Unable to Vote But Eligible to Die ~ Lest We Forget

Day 353 of Colourisation Project – April 25 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ WARNING:   Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are warned that the following contains an image … 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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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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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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Norman Lindsay ~ Uninhibited Bohemian

Day 291 of Colourisation Project – February 22 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born this day, 22 February in 1879, in Creswick, Victoria, and best known for his risqué … Continue reading

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