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" A new theory of accidental colours is therefore requisite to embrace this class of facts. . " As in acoustics, where every fundamental sound is actually accompanied with its harmonic sound, so in the impressions of... "
A Treatise on Optics - Page 178
by David Brewster, Alexander Dallas Bache - 1833 - 95 pages
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A Treatise on Optics

David Brewster - 1841 - 432 pages
...not so decided in this case, as the retina is not sufficiently impressed with the blue light of th 3 These phenomena are obviously different from those...portion of the retina, seeing green ; but being much fair h,er, it seems only to dilute the red, and make it, as it were, whiter, by the combination of...
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Optics

Dionysius Lardner - 1856 - 432 pages
...is not affected, or d^dened, as it were, by the primitive colour. A new theory of accidental colours is therefore requisite to embrace this class of facts....in the impressions of light, the sensation of one colour is accompanied by a weaker sensation of its accidental or harmonic colour.* When we look at...
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The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science; with which is ..., Volume 4

1861
...these facts, I think the conclusion arrived at by Sir David Brewster appears highly probable, that ""as in acoustics, where every fundamental sound is...in the impressions of light, the sensation of one colour is accompanied by a weaker sensation of ils accidental or harmonic colour."11 To this might...
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The Theory and Practice of Landscape Painting in Water-colours

George Barnard - 1861 - 386 pages
...not affected, or deadened, as it were, by the primitive colour. A new theory of accidental colours is therefore requisite to embrace this class of facts....in the impressions of light, the sensation of one colour is accompanied by a weaker sensation of its accidental or harmonic colour. When we look at the...
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Glasgow Medical Journal

1862 - 522 pages
...these facts, I think the conclusion arrived at by Sir David Brewster appears highly probable, that " as in 'acoustics, where every fundamental sound is...in the impressions of light, the sensation of one colour is accompanied by a weaker sensation of its accidental or harmonic colour, f To this might perhaps...
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Hand-books of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy: Optics

Dionysius Lardner - 1878
...not affected, or deadened, as it were, by the primitive colour. A new theory of accidental colours is therefore requisite to embrace this class of facts....in the impressions of' light, the sensation of one colour is accompanied by a weaker sensation of its accidental or harmonic colour.* When we look at...
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The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science

1861 - 1200 pages
...these facts, I think the conclusion arrived at by Sir David Brewster appears highly probable, that " as in acoustics, where every fundamental sound is...in the impressions of light, the sensation of one colour is accompanied by a weaker sensation of its accidental * Op. oil. p. 336. t firewater's ' Optics,"...
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