Tag Archives: Oscar Wilde

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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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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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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The Importance of Being Oscar

Day 18 of Colourisation Project – May 25th On this day (May 25) in 1895, at the height of his fame and success, Irish playwright, poet, and novelist Oscar Wilde was convicted of “committing acts of gross indecency with other … Continue reading

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