Title: On colour, and on the necessity for a general diffusion of taste among all classes : with remarks on laying out dressed geometrical gardens, examples of good and bad taste, illustrated by woodcuts and coloured plates in contrast
Year: 1858 (1850s)
Authors: Wilkinson, John Gardner, 1797-1875
Subjects: Color Decoration and ornament Gardens
Publisher: London : J. Murray
Contributing Library: Getty Research Institute
Digitizing Sponsor: Getty Research Institute
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-G.W. lei. EFFECT OF PATTERNS WJTF,N NOT QUITE REGULAR.London; John Murray, Albemarle Street, Nov. 1858. I DESCRIPTION OF PLATES AND WOODCUTS. Xlll Plate IV. — (continued.) Fig. 3 shows how little green is required to brighten up a design,as I have already shown in the description of Plate i. (See p. 63,and Blue, B 2, p. 132.) Fig. 4 is an instance of white on a red ground, generally soheavy (see p. 149, and description of Plate hi. Jigs. 13, 14), whichis made perfectly agreeable by the addition of blue and yellow inthis design. (See Blue, B 6, p. 133.) Fig. 5 is another instance of the manner in which red and bluemay be prevented from appearing purple by the intervention ofyellow and white, and how blue should be separated from yellow ina pattern (as in a carpet) by a black line. (/See the combinationin Blue, C 7, p. 134.) Fig. 6 is given as an instance of the propriety of making thepatterns rather irregular than exactly symmetrical and of equalsize, particularly in a carpet. The a
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