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Colour dictionary, London, England, 1934

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Each of these wool strands is dyed a separate colour. They are bound in a book to form a definitive guide to colour standards. The British Colour Council made it in 1934. It was used in teaching psychology at Bedford College, University of London. The British Colour Council (1930-50) set standards for colours for academic use. Some psychology tests use colour to determine personality types. Books such as this were more likely used to diagnose colour blindness.

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1996-277/137

 

Glossary:

Glossary: psychiatry

A branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illness.

Glossary: colour dictionary

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