Based on physisist Thomas Young’s theory that all colours can be mixed from the three basic colours of red, blue and yellow, Hayter composed a
Date: Charles Hayter’s work appeared in 1826 in London and described how all colours could be obtained from just three.
Country of origin: England
Basic colours: Red, yellow and blue
Bibliography: Ch. Hayter, «A New Practical Treatise on the Three Primitive Colours Assumed as a Perfect System of Rudimentary Information», London 1826; F. Birren, «Principles of Color», New York 1969; W. Spillmann, «Color Systems», in: H. Linton, «Color Consulting», New York 1992, pp. 169-183.