Bronze (color)

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This article is about the color. For other uses, see Bronze (disambiguation).
Ewer from 7th century Iran. Cast, chased, and inlaid bronze-- New York Metropolitan Museum of Art
BronzeHow to read this color infobox
Common connotations
Bronze medal Bronze Age Mestizos/Hispanics/La Raza
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #CD7F32
sRGBB  (rgb) (205, 127, 50)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (25, 59, 86, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (30°, 75.6%, 80.4%)
Source [1]/Maerz and Paul[1]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

At right is displayed the color bronze. Bronze is a metallic brown color which resembles the actual alloy bronze.

The first recorded use of bronze as a color name in English was in 1753.[2]


Variations of bronze[edit]

Blast-off bronze[edit]

Blast-Off BronzeHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #A57164
sRGBB  (rgb) (165, 113, 100)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 32, 39, 35)
HSV       (h, s, v) (12°, 39%, 65[3]%)
Source Crayola
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Displayed at right is the color blast-off bronze.

Blast-off bronze is one of the colors in the special set of metallic Crayola crayons called Metallic FX, the colors of which were formulated by Crayola in 2001.

This is supposed to be a metallic color, but there is no mechanism for displaying metallic colors on a flat computer screen.

Crayola Metallic FX crayons. Blast-off bronze is the 5th crayon from the right.


Antique bronze[edit]

Antique BronzeHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #665D1E
sRGBB  (rgb) (102, 93, 30)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 9, 71, 60)
HSV       (h, s, v) (53°, 71%, 40[4]%)
Source ISCC NBS
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

At right is displayed the color antique bronze.

The first recorded use of antique bronze as a color name in English was in 1910.[5]


References[edit]

  1. ^ The color displayed in the color box above matches the color called bronze in the 1930 book by Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill; the color bronze is displayed on page 51 Plate 14, Color Sample L9.
  2. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 191; Color Sample of Bronze: Page 51 Plate 14 Color Sample L9
  3. ^ web.forrett.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code #A57164 (Blast-Off Bronze):
  4. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #665D1E (Antique Bronze):
  5. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 189; Color Sample of Bronze: Page 51 Plate 14 Color Sample L10

See also[edit]