Credit: Copyright and courtesy G. & Ph. Poppe, Conchology, Inc. (www.conchology.be).

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

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • Murex brandaris is one of several species of mollusc from which Tyrian purple colors are obtained. Credit: Copyright and courtesy G. & Ph. Poppe, Conchology, Inc. (www.conchology.be).