An intense aniline green dye patented in 1862 by M.Cherpin. Aniline green was discovered by accident when Cherpin mixed photographic fixer (Sodium hyposulfite) with an alcoholic solution of Aniline and Acetaldehyde. The brilliant green color was primarily used for dying Silk.
Resources and Citations
- F. Crace-Calvert, Dyeing and Calico Printing, Palmer & Howe, London, 1876