Edmund William Wright (1824-1888), architect, engineer and businessman, was born on 4 April 1824 at Fulham, London, son of Stephen Amand Wright, master of ordnance at the Tower of London, and his wife Lucy Elizabeth, née Tomkins. Articled to the borough surveyor of Bermondsey,
Imagine Mick's surprise when he saw the photo restored AND colourised, the same as the day he spent with his beloved Nan and Pop in 1970. The reward in bringing back the "Life" to old memories that have faded into a Grey scale memory is a wonderful part of what I do.
I come across a number of individuals that vehemently disagree with the concept of colourising old black and white photos. There argument always covers a limited number of well worn paths. This is the artistic perspective the photographer wished to encapsulate the tones and tints they framed in their photograph. Don't interfere with history and the way life was. How on Earth can you possibly know what colours there were represented in the original photo and why would you want to change history. Leave it. Stop coloring old photos. I have encountered all these perspectives, but as an artist and colourist I have the following perspective and rebuttals. Since the dawn of time, from the very first moment...
This amazing colourized Image of the 1914 Port Adelaide Football Club Team, was painstakingly produced by Peter Vasic as part of a Historic series. The ‘Invincibles’ as they became known, were the first ever team from one of Australia’s three equivalent major league competitions, the SAFL ( SANFL), the WAFL and the VFL (AFL) to have gone through the season undefeated.