Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Blue dye


In the earts of the "renaissance" period Toulouse was one of the richest in europe because of the pastel trade which from Toulouse's area spread over the whole europe. Pastel merchants had become rich by exporting this plant (blue dye).
Bourse street

6 Comments:

Blogger Carlos said...

Nice info. Interesting facts I did not know.

9:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yes, et on ajoutera que le pastel a été supplanté par l'indigo, plus facile à utiliser et moins cher.

2:13 AM  
Blogger Kris said...

great shot , love it ! and thanks for the info!

7:56 AM  
Blogger Brian said...

Beautiful typeface on the glass, interesting composition to see the building through the writing...
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11:30 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

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2:11 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

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3:50 PM  

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