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“Beauty is in The Eye of The Gazer.” ― Charlotte Brontë

Gertrude Stein once said, “I have always noticed that in portraits of really great writers the mouth is always firmly closed.” Certainly that is the case with today’s subject, Charlotte Brontë.  There’s a good reason for this. We know from personal letters that … Continue reading

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Gertrude Stein is Gertrude Stein is…

Day 272 of Colourisation Project – February 3 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born in Pennsylvania, this day, February 3, 1874, Gertrude Stein was an American expatriate novelist, poet, … Continue reading

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Natalie Clifford Barney – Left Bank Lover

Day 177 of Colourisation Project – October 31 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Two female lovers watch Sarah Bernhardt play Hamlet, when one poses the question, “What is there for … Continue reading

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Isadora Duncan – Mother of Modern Dance

Day 130 of Colourisation Project – September 14 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. 87 years ago on this day, September 14, 1927, Angela Isadora Duncan, the Mother of Modern Dance died … Continue reading

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