Book, Hesselgren's Colour Atlas: Colour Manual, 1953
Sven Hesselgren theorized that we have greater color acuity for certain hues—that we are able to distinguish more shades of red or yellow than green. The spacing of the colors on his wheel reflects our relative ability to perceive different colors.
It is credited
Gift of Dorothy Nickerson, Smithsonian Libraries, QC495.2 .H58.
Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.
Its dimensions are
H x W (open): 19 × 48 cm (7 1/2 × 18 7/8 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color.