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Sybil Thorndike – Grand Dame of British Theatre

Day 170 of Colourisation Project – October 24 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. The black Belgian marble tombstone in Westminster Abbey bears the following inscription etched in white. “Saint Joan … Continue reading

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The Martyrdom of Nurse Edith Cavell

Day 158 of Colourisation Project – October 12 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. On this day, October 12, 1915, 49-year-old British nurse, Edith Cavell was executed by a German firing … Continue reading

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