Standard Color Chart

Psychology

Accession Number: 2013.psy.142

Instrument Name: Standard Color Chart

Description:

This large cardboard folder contains a chart of a spectrum of coloured paper tiles in a range of tints and brightnesses. It includes the “spectrum standards” of primary colours and a chart of different hues of gray. The back of the folder offers suggestions for the charts’ uses.

Primary Materials: Paper, cardboard.

Markings:

On the cover: “Standard Color Chart For Elementary Color Instruction” “based on the Bradley Color Standards”, “Milton Bradley Company, Springfield, Mass. 8110 Made in U.S.A”. Stamped below the title: “Supplied by the Geo. M. Hendry Co. Limited Educational Supplies Toronto, Ont.”

Dimensions (cm): Length= 35, Width=27.5, Height=0.4

Function:

To provide a reference for the standards of colour.

Condition:

Good to fair. The corners are torn off, and the crease where the two leaves are folded has come apart.

Manufacturer: Milton Bradley Company

Provenance:

University of Toronto Department of Psychology

Donated to UTSIC: No