Definition of Vandyke brown in English:

Vandyke brown

Line breaks: Van|dyke brown


[mass noun]
A deep rich brown.
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  • 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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