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Yellow Lake. There are several pigments of this denomination, varying in color and appearance, according to the coloring substances and the modes of preparation used. Usually in the form of drops, their colors are ordinarily bright yellow, very transparent, and not liable to change in an impure atmosphere-qualities of undoubted value.
42. Rose pink is a coarse kind of lake, produced by dyeing chalk or whiting with a decoction of brazil wood. It fades quickly, and is chiefly used for paper hangings, etc. Dutch pink is a similar substance, made from quercitron bark.