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in what is to come, red-ward, blue-ward


ex Professor Piazzi Smyth, “Colour, in Practical Astronomy, Spectroscopically Examined.” in Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 28 (1879): 779-843 (this being pp 785-86 combined, with some subtractions from the prose)

The darkness comes in with the tide
Derek Jarman (1942-94 *), Chroma (1994)

30 October 2012
tags: color nomenclature; colour; Derek Jarman; Piazzi Smyth; practical astronomy; words; Yannis Ritsos