Tag Archives: Opus Loredana

The Mother of All Mothers

She “wanted it to be a holy day, a day of sentiment, not profit,”  dismissing greeting cards as “a poor excuse for the letter you are too lazy to write.” First celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial … Continue reading

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Gary Cooper ~ Style Icon

Day 365 of Colourisation Project – May 7 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Dressed up like a million-dollar trouper Tryin’ hard to look like Gary Cooper, Super duper                            … Continue reading

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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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Cavafy ~ Hellenic Modernist Poet

Day 357 of Colourisation Project – April 29 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  Widely considered one of the foremost modern Greek poets of the 20th century, Constantine P. Cavafy … Continue reading

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Carolyn Jones’ Crowning Glory

Day 356 of Colourisation Project – April 28 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  You may not immediately recognise today’s colourisation subject with her bob haircut. Texan born actress, Carolyn … Continue reading

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Sir Henry Parkes ~ Father of Many

Day 355 of Colourisation Project – April 27 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  He is on our $5.00 note. The Times during his lifetime described him as “the most commanding … Continue reading

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Albert Jacka – Super ANZAC

Day 354 of Colourisation Project – April 26 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  He was described by Australia’s official war historian, Charles E.W. Bean, as ‘Australia’s greatest front-line soldier’. … Continue reading

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