July 14, 2014

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June 4, 2014
growhousegrow:

Charles Hayter, A New Practical Treatise on the Three Primitive Colours, 1830.

growhousegrow:

Charles Hayter, A New Practical Treatise on the Three Primitive Colours, 1830.

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May 29, 2014
nprfreshair:

18th century instrument to determine the sky’s ‘blueness’ called a Cyanometer: 

The simple device was invented in 1789 by Swiss physicist Horace-Bénédict de Saussure and German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt who used the circular array of 53 shaded sections in experiments above the skies over Geneva, Chamonix and Mont Blanc. 

via This is Colossal 

nprfreshair:

18th century instrument to determine the sky’s ‘blueness’ called a Cyanometer: 

The simple device was invented in 1789 by Swiss physicist Horace-Bénédict de Saussure and German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt who used the circular array of 53 shaded sections in experiments above the skies over Geneva, Chamonix and Mont Blanc. 

via This is Colossal 

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March 14, 2014
loquaciousconnoisseur:

M. E. Chevreul
The Principles of Harmony and Contrast of Colours
London, 1860

loquaciousconnoisseur:

M. E. Chevreul

The Principles of Harmony and Contrast of Colours

London, 1860

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January 18, 2014
skudge:

(by nothing special)

skudge:

(by nothing special)

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January 14, 2014

kimball-diamond-usa:

 

Early 19th century paint set.

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January 6, 2014

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January 6, 2014
abject-reptile:

Modern color magic: in dress and home decoration (1936)

abject-reptile:

Modern color magic: in dress and home decoration (1936)

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December 22, 2013
design-is-fine:

Charles Lacouture, Le Vert-Bleu, Chromatic directory. Solution reasoned and practical to the most common problems in the study and use of colors, 1890. Gauthier-Villars, France.

design-is-fine:

Charles Lacouture, Le Vert-Bleu, Chromatic directory. Solution reasoned and practical to the most common problems in the study and use of colors, 1890. Gauthier-Villars, France.

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December 21, 2013
flommus:

alfiusdebux: A New Practical Treatise on the Three Primitive Colours, London England, 1830.

flommus:

alfiusdebux: A New Practical Treatise on the Three Primitive Colours, London England, 1830.

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December 17, 2013
olgainoue:

cyanometer for measuring the blueness of the sky
1789

olgainoue:

cyanometer 
for measuring the 
blueness of the sky

1789

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December 17, 2013
updownbindery:

design-is-fine:

Recipe book for decorated paper, late 19th century. Germany. Koninklijke Bibliothek

So cool!

updownbindery:

design-is-fine:

Recipe book for decorated paper, late 19th century. Germany. Koninklijke Bibliothek

So cool!

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December 6, 2013
megazal:

Pastels - un magasin au Panthéon - 2 (via ixus960)

megazal:

Pastels - un magasin au Panthéon - 2 (via ixus960)

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November 18, 2013

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November 10, 2013
alfiusdebux:

'Lichen color charts from the Svensk Lafvarnas Farghistoria by Johan Peter Westring. Printed in 1805-09. Via the Biodiversity Heritage Library archive.’ (via Letterology: The Color Atlas)

alfiusdebux:

'Lichen color charts from the Svensk Lafvarnas Farghistoria by Johan Peter Westring. Printed in 1805-09. Via the Biodiversity Heritage Library archive.’ (via Letterology: The Color Atlas)

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