Definition of Vandyke brown in English:

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Vandyke brown

noun

A deep rich brown.
Example sentences
  • The Vandyke brown print is based on the first iron-silver process, the argentotype, invented in 1842 by the English astronomer, Sir John Herschel.
  • Kallitype is one of a number of printing processes in the iron-silver family, along with, among others, Vandyke brown and argyrotype.
  • The 18th century choice of natural earth pigments typically included raw sienna and Vandyke brown or Cologne earth.

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Syllabification: Van·dyke brown

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