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Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours (1814)

- April 2, 2019 in Abraham Gottlob Werner, color, color theory, colour, colour theory, Patrick Syme

Extending Werner's system, this is Patrick Syme's classic taxonomic guide to the colours of the natural world.

Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours (1814)

- April 2, 2019 in Abraham Gottlob Werner, color, color theory, colour, colour theory, Patrick Syme

Extending Werner's system, this is Patrick Syme's classic taxonomic guide to the colours of the natural world.

Colour Analysis Charts by Emily Noyes Vanderpoel (1902)

- March 15, 2016 in colour, colour theory, theory of colour

Colour analysis charts of various objects, such as Assyrian tiles, Persian rugs, a case containing an Egyptian mummy, and even a teacup and saucer — looking at times like some kind of strange fusion of De Stijl abstraction and Tetris.

Color Analysis Charts by Emily Noyes Vanderpoel (1902)

- March 15, 2016 in colour, colour theory, theory of colour

Colour analysis charts of various objects, such as Assyrian tiles, Persian rugs, a case containing an Egyptian mummy, and even a teacup and saucer — looking at times like some kind of strange fusion of De Stijl abstraction and Tetris.