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ID: 300311148
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300311148

 

Record Type: concept
engineer's blue (Prussian blue (pigment), synthetic organic blue pigment, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: An oily film of Prussian blue pigment formerly used in machine making; it was placed on machine fittings, then the parts were rubbed together; the removal of the pigment indicated the position of high spots or rubbing between the two surfaces.
 
Terms:
engineer's blue (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,N)
engineer's blue (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
blue, engineer's (C,U,English,UF,U,N)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by function>
............ <materials by function> (G)
Hierarchy of colorant (material)
................ colorant (material) (G)
Hierarchy of pigment
.................... pigment (G)
Hierarchy of <pigment by color>
........................ <pigment by color> (G)
Hierarchy of blue pigment
............................ blue pigment (G)
Hierarchy of synthetic organic blue pigment
................................ synthetic organic blue pigment (G)
Hierarchy of Prussian blue (pigment)
.................................... Prussian blue (pigment) (G)
Hierarchy of engineer's blue
........................................ engineer's blue (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Een olieachtige folie van Pruisisch blauw pigment dat vroeger werd gebruikt in de machinebouw; het werd op aansluitingen geplaatst, waarna de onderdelen tegen elkaar werden gewreven; de pigmentverwijdering gaf de positie aan van hoge plaatsen of wrijving tussen de twee oppervlakken. 

Sources and Contributors:
blue, engineer's............  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
engineer's blue............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.............................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.............................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
 
Subject: .....  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-) accessed 29 December 2008
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)

 

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