from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A colored picture produced by photochromy.
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He had skimmed low to take a photochrome of a field of huge flowers dripping with scarlet.
Filling the gap on the market for comprehensive coverage of this versatile class of compounds, the scope of this monograph ranges from preparation and modern methods of investigation, via chemical and photochemical reactions, photochronism and nonlinear effects, to stilbenes as bases for optical and measuring instruments, applications in industry, biochemistry and biomedicine, and as fluorescence-photochrome biophysical labels.
The photochrome process was implemented by a firm in Zurich, by artists that had probably never been to Syria (hence the whack skin tones).