Tag : Chrysanthemum

Ridgway Frontispiece
Dec 16th, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | 2 Comments

Ridgway Color Standards and Color Nomenclature

Robert Ridgway was an American ornithologist, who was the first full-time curator of birds at the United States National Museum. He served from 1880 until his death in 1929. Ridgway also published one of the...

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Wilson Colour Chart
Nov 5th, 2011 | | Colour Ranges | Colour Services | 5 Comments

The Wilson Colour Chart

In 1938 the British Colour Council issued (in collaboration with the Royal Horticultural Society) the first volume of a Horticultural Colour Chart, also called The Wilson Colour Chart after Robert F. Wilson, the...

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Rouge Garance Passé
Nov 1st, 2011 | | Aesthetics | Colour Ranges | No Comments

Horticultural Colours (1)

Rouge Garance passé (Dull Madder Red) - the colour of the faded trousers of the French Line Infantry I have written about important collections of colour on several other occasions - most recently Werner's...

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