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September 4th, 2011
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So. Much. Pink!

Leimomi tells us that something very like this shade of pink was actually achievable in period. I'm still squeeing ober the window light.

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Date:September 4th, 2011 08:52 pm (UTC)
Wow. Just... wow.
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Date:September 5th, 2011 05:18 am (UTC)
i read this book a few years ago http://www.amazon.com/Mauve-Invented-Color-Changed-World/dp/0393020053 fascinating discussion of dyes, and focussing on how the invention of synthetic dye basically caused the birth of industrial chemistry in the mid 1800's

its in wgtn library.
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Date:September 6th, 2011 12:18 am (UTC)
Looks interesting, thanks.
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