Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours: The Postcards

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A box of 50 postcards based on Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours, the taxonomic guide to colour which has been cherished by naturalists and anthropologists for over two centuries.

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First published in 1814, Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours is a taxonomic guide to colour which been cherished by naturalists and anthropologists for over two centuries – not least by Charles Darwin who found it an indispensable tool during his voyage on the HMS Beagle. Now these charming, handmade colour swatches have been recreated as a box of 50 postcards. Each card reproduces a colour swatch alongside its original poetic description and is matched with an animal, plant, and mineral example according to Werner’s unique scheme. These curious keepsakes will be treasured by artists and scientists alike.

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Weight0.434 kg
Dimensions15.9 × 10.8 × 3.4 cm
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50

Language

English

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General – Trade / Code: K

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