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An etchant composed of potassium chlorate and hydrochloric acid. Dutch mordant is used for etching copper plates because it produces a clean sharp line.
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Resources and Citations
- Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
- Michael McCann, Artist Beware, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York City, 1979
- Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "Etching." Accessed 23 Mar. 2004.