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Table of Physiological Colors Both Mixt and Simple by Richard Waller, 1686 – a predecessor to Goethe’s famous color wheel from Theory of Colours. Waller’s table provided a cross-reference for colors one might find in nature. If a shade didn’t match exactly, he proposed, it was a simple matter of locating where on the table’s color-continuum that shade might fall.

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Table of Physiological Colors Both Mixt and Simple by Richard Waller, 1686 – a predecessor to Goethe’s famous color wheel from Theory of Colours. Waller’s table provided a cross-reference for colors one might find in nature. If a shade didn’t match exactly, he proposed, it was a simple matter of locating where on the table’s color-continuum that shade might fall.

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