Prussian blue


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Prussian blue,

pigmentpigment,
substance that imparts color to other materials. In paint, the pigment is a powdered substance which, when mixed in the liquid vehicle, imparts color to a painted surface.
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 widely used for laundry bluing, in dyeing compounds, and in the manufacture of inks and paints. Several varieties are known, one of which consists of the chemical compound ferric ferrocyanide.

Prussian blue

[′prəsh·ən ′blü]
(inorganic chemistry)
Fe4[Fe(CN)6]3 Ferric ferrocyanide, used as a blue pigment and in the removal of hydrogen sulfide from gases.

prussian blue

1. A class of deep blue pigments of ferric-ferrocyanides; tends to fade in light tints; reactive with alkalies; ferrocyanide blue.
2. Any color produced with Prussian blue, e.g., Chinese blue.
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She was typical of her class and period, began her amateur naturalist career drawing and watercolouring 200 exquisite shells for a publication by her father, and then turned to photography, inspired in particular by her Kentish neighbour Sir John Herschel, who invented the cynotype photographic process, which used Prussian blue in a process best known today from architect's blueprints.