Tag Archives: George Bernard Shaw

Beatrice Webb ~ Social Reformer

Day 358 of Colourisation Project – April 30 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  A socialist utopian, she coined the term “collective bargaining.” She was at the core of the … Continue reading

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Emil Otto Hoppé – Long Lost Master Photographer

Day 342 of Colourisation Project – April 14 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  Emil Otto Hoppé is perhaps not a name that rings bells. But once upon a time … Continue reading

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The Gilded Lillie Langtry

Day 281 of Colourisation Project – February 12 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Lillie Langtry was one of the most fascinating characters of the Victorian era. Her beauty and charms … Continue reading

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Cool Marlene Dietrich

Day 234 of Colourisation Project – December 27 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Long before Berlin became today’s epicenter of European ‘cool’, there was Marlene Dietrich.  She single handedly … Continue reading

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Yousuf Karsh – Master Photographer

Day 230 of Colourisation Project – December 23 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Named one of the 100 Most Notable People of the Century in 2000 by International Who’s … Continue reading

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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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George Bernard Shaw – Master Playwright

Day 80 of Colourisation Project – July 26 Born this day, July 26 in 1856, George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright with a reputation for being the greatest English language dramatist in the first half of the 20th Century. … Continue reading

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