- Instead of black, she finally selected a vandyke brown. - "History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America", John Kerr Tiffany.
- He was, as she had described him, very much like a Vandyke picture. - "Bird of Paradise", Ada Leverson.
- The color of the hairless portions of the nose and mouth is shiny Vandyke brown and black, with a strong tinge of bluish- purple, but this latter tint is not noticeable save upon close examination, and the eyelid is the same. - "The Extermination of the American Bison", William T. Hornaday.