Indian yellow


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Indian yellow

[′in·dē·ən ′yel·ō]
(materials)
A yellow pigment which may be aureolin, made of cobalt and potassium nitrates; or puree, the impure basic magnesium salt of euxanthic acid; or the synthetic dye primuline.
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Twelve significant conflicts receive survey in INDIAN YELLOW, a narrative which covers conflict between Indian and white man during the nation's expansion.
Ball discusses the origins of colour, explaining that the purple of Imperial Rome came from shellfish, the reds of the Baroque era were from crushed beetles, while Indian yellow was made from cows urine.