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Mats and screens used on house walls are twill plaited or sewn in patterns of
black against a pale, straw-coloured ground. Fine baskets, with a variety of motifs
in the same colours, come from the same area, as well as fine black pottery ...
The photographic method not only determined photographic magnitudes in the
blue spectral region, to which it was primarily sensitive, but, with suitable colour
filters and orthochro- matic emulsions, established photovisual magnitudes that ...
The architect controls interior light better than exterior light, since he can select
the position, size, and shape of its source. With glass and other transparent
materials he transforms even its colour and intensity and so gives light a meaning
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