Byzantium (color)

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Byzantium is a color that is a dark shade of purple.

The first recorded use of Byzantium as a color name in English was in 1926. [1]


Meaning of Byzantium[change | change source]

Tones of Byzantium color comparison chart[change | change source]

Name Color HEX Code Red Green Blue Hue Sat Lum
Byzantine #BD33A4 189 51 164 311° 58% 47%
Byzantium #702963 112 41 99 311° 46% 30%
Imperial #602F6B 96 47 107 289° 39% 30%
Dark Byzantium #5D3954 93 57 84 315° 24% 29%


References[change | change source]

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 191; Color Sample of Byzantium: Page 111 Plate 44 Color Sample K7

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