Razzle Dazzle Ship Paintings

Our friend Richard Rodriguez pointed us to these paintings as seen on the Dark Roasted Blend blog. We have covered this story recently so if you are asking “Why are these ships painted this way?” visit our previous post HERE.

“A Convoy”, 1918, by Herbert Barnard John Everett:


(image credit: nmm.ac.uk)

“Dazzle Ship in Drydock” by Edward Wadsworth, 1919:

L. Campbell Taylor drew “Mauretania” with a checkerboard pattern:

(image credit: Jim and Jamie Richter)

“Dockyard, Portsmouth” by J.D.Fergusson, 1918:

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