He stood transfixed before the unaccustomed view of London at night time, a vast panorama which reminded him […] of some wood engravings far off and magical, in a printshop in his childhood. They dated from the previous century and were coarsely printed on tinted paper, with tinsel outlining the design.
Meaning of tinted for the defined word.
Grammatically, this word "tinted" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.