Mimicking the spread of light from a source, Harris places the pure colors at the center of his circle and the lightest at the outer edge. Source: From Moses Harris, The Natural System of Colours . . . (London, [1766]).

From The creation of color in eighteenth-century Europe by Sarah Lowengard

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • Moses Harris, Prismatic colors, [1766]. Mimicking the spread of light from a source, Harris places the pure colors at the center of his circle and the lightest at the outer edge. Source: From Moses Harris, The Natural System of Colours . . . (London, [1766]).