Dictionarium Polygraphicum. Articles added by way of supplement. Indian red.

Dictionarium Polygraphicum:
Or, The Whole Body of Arts Regularly Digested.
Vol II.
London: Printed for C. Hitch and C. Davis in Pater-noster Row, and S. Austen in St. Paul's Church Yard. MDCCXXXV.
Indian red, or Persian-earth, is what we improperly call English-red; this is a very dear drug; especially such as is in littie pieces, moderately hard and of a high colour, used by shoe-makers, who steep it in the white of an egg, to colour shoe-heels with.

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