Deep gold

Pure

Pale

 

gold

gold

 

Per cent

Per cent

Per cent

 

84.5

78

76

 

15.5

22

14

 

Deep

Deep

 
 

gold

gold

Gold

 

Per cent

Per cent

Per cent

 

91

86

83

Zinc.....

9

14

17

   

dark

pale

 

reddish

yellow

yellow

Imitation Silver Foil

Alloy of tin and zinc; harder than tin and softer than zinc: Zinc, 1 part; tin. 11 parts.

To Attach Gold Leaf Permanently

Dissolve finely cut isinglass in a little water with moderate heat, which must

not be increased to a boil, and add as much nitric acid as has been used of the isinglass. The adhesive will not penetrate the cardboard or paper.