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Indian ink

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Inks made of carbon black pigment ground in water with water-dispersed resin used as a liquid drawing medium.

This term has 304 records attributed within our system.

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Broader Terms used

<ink by composition or origin>

Term used for

India ink
ink, india


11yrs ago

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