Tag Archives: Félix Nadar

Félix Nadar – Pioneering Visual Biographer

Day 320 of Colourisation Project – March 23 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. What do Sarah Bernhardt, Alexandre Dumas (pere), Alexandre Dumas (fils), George Sand, Franz Liszt, Édouard Manet, Hector … Continue reading

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Alexandre Dumas (père)

Day 212 of Colourisation Project – December 5 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Alexandre Dumas is one of France’s most celebrated and widely read authors, best known for his … Continue reading

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Sarah Bernhardt – World’s First Superstar

Day 168 of Colourisation Project – October 22 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Often referred to as the Eighth Wonder of the World, she had what Victor Hugo called “startling, … Continue reading

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Franz Liszt – Music’s First Rock Star?

Day 85 of Colourisation Project – July 31 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. On this day July 31, in 1886 Franz Liszt, Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist, conductor and teacher passed … Continue reading

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Bluenosed Alexandre Dumas (Jnr)

Day 81 of Colourisation Project – July 27 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born in Paris this day, July 27 in 1824, Alexandre Dumas Jnr was a popular French … Continue reading

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