Definition of Payne's gray
1. Noun. Any pigment that produces a greyish to dark greyish blue.
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1. A Treatise on Surveying: Comprising the Theory and the Practice by William Mitchell Gillespie, Cady Staley (1897)
"Shadows are represented by a tint of Payne-s gray and crimson lake. For maps to a small scale, a flat tint of Prussian blue and gamboge, with a little sepia ..."
2. Cost Keeping and Management Engineering: A Treatise for Engineers by Halbert Powers Gillette, Richard Turner Dana (1909)
"... designate the different months: January Chrome Yellow February Carmine March Payne,s Gray April Deep Chrome May Prussian Blue June Burnt Sienna July . ..."
3. The Preparation of Illustrations for Reports of the United States Geological by John Livesy Ridgway, Geological Survey (U.S.) (1920)
"Payne.s gray. Burnt sienna. Lampblack. Cadmium-yellow. Sepia. Chrome-yellow. Cerulean blue. Olive-green. Other pigments spread better than cerulean blue and ..."
4. The "bluing" and the "red Rot" of the Western Yellow Pine, Wth Special by Von Schrenck, Hermann von Schrenk (1903)
"A number of the writer"s artist friends who were called into consultation pronounced it a blue gray, approaching Payne"s gray. Freshly cut wood looks ..."
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