"mezzotone" = mezzotint

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Aug 18 21:17:51 UTC 2009

Apparently coined by _Time_ in its innovative heyday:

1944 _Time_  (July 17) [http://www.time.com...]: [Gone with] The Wind was
photographed in some of the most florid Technicolor ever seen; [Since You]
Went [Away] is in Quaker black & white and Hollywood's pearliest mezzotones.


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