[Ads-l] "eau de Nil", early use in English

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jul 27 21:14:38 UTC 2015

I am looking for early uses of "eau de Nil" referring to the greenish
color, in English. As best as I can tell, it came directly from the French.
Egyptian influences apparently became popular in Paris when Napoleon seized


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