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Arthur Lismer: "Olympic with Returned Soldiers" The Olympic, seen here docked in Halifax, was a sister ship of the Titanic. Its hull shows the dazzle-painting technique, a form of camouflage.

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Olympic with Returned Soldiers - RMS Olympic in dazzle camoflage at Halifax, Nova Scotia painted by Canadian war artist Arthur Lismer (Group of Seven)

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The dazzle design was a type of camouflage designed to make the ship's speed and location hard to gauge. The idea was that German U-Boat soldiers would not be able to accurately lead the target and would fire their torpedoes to one side or the other of the boat.
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John Everett, Painting of the SS Lepanto With Dazzle camouflage. Collection of Roy R.

Roman Mars's media from Invisible - dazzle camouflage (attribution unknown)

USS Leviathan escorted by USS Allen by Burnell Poole 1918 - Dazzle camouflage - Wikipedia

From Invisible. Abstract painting as ship camouflage during WWI.

The dazzle design was a type of camouflage designed to make the ship's speed and location hard to gauge. The idea was that German U-Boat soldiers would not be able to accurately lead the target and would fire their torpedoes to one side or the other of the boat.

The dazzle design was a type of camouflage designed to make the ship's speed and location hard to gauge. The idea was that German U-Boat soldiers would not be able to accurately lead the target and would fire their torpedoes to one side or the other of the boat.
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"Morning Sunlight Pittenweem" - by Deborah Phillips ~ Scottish Artist
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Deborah Phillips is a contemporary Scottish landscape painter. Pittenweem is in Fife.

View all Deborah Phillips art and British artwork at Red Rag art gallery.

Born in Dundee, Deborah graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in before working for periods with both The National Trust for Scotland, and

"Morning Sunlight Pittenweem" - by Deborah Phillips ~ Scottish Artist

"Morning Sunlight Pittenweem" - by Deborah Phillips    ~ Scottish Artist
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David Milne Billboards, New York (circa 1912) (National Gallery of Canada)
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URBANITY IN ART HISTORY: Canadian Artists in Towns and Cities A recent highlight in the gallery was a lovely little oil on panel by histor.

David Milne Billboards, New York (circa 1912) (National Gallery of Canada)

David Milne Billboards, New York (circa 1912) (National Gallery of Canada)
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Ghosts Of The Great Highway: Dazzle Camouflage.
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Actual colouring of Mauretania Dazzle Pattern

Dazzle camouflage, also known as Razzle Dazzle or Dazzle painting, was a camouflage paint scheme used on ships, extensively during World War.

HMT Mauritania Entering Harbour by Leonard Campbell Taylor

Ghosts Of The Great Highway: Dazzle Camouflage.

Ghosts Of The Great Highway: Dazzle Camouflage.
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High in detail, the Watercolour creates a soft and subtle feel (contributes to…
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High in detail, the Watercolour creates a soft and subtle feel (contributes to…

High in detail, the Watercolour creates a soft and subtle feel (contributes to…

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Titanic sister ship the Olympic adorned in dazzle paint - a form of naval camouflage widely used during World War One

RMS Olympic (sister ship of the RMS Titanic) in dazzle camouflage while in service as a troopship during the Great War. Sank very similar to the titanic

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Gemmillistan, jr — 1919 … S. Herculean- Campbell by James.

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The Dazzle Ships

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SS Sardinian, Allan Line, 1918, oil painting, John Everett, England

SS Sardinian, Allan Line, oil painting, John Everett, England

Revolution: Russian Art 1917–1932 | Exhibition | Royal Academy of Arts. Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiev, Bolshevik, 1920. Oil on canvas. 101 x 140.5 cm. State Tretyakov Gallery Photo © State Tretyakov Gallery.

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First World War: An Advanced Dressing-Station by the Roadside by Francis James Barraud (1856–1924)

First World War: An Advanced Dressing-Station by the Roadside by Francis James Barraud

Prepare to be dazzled! A history of nautical camouflage - in pictures

Prepare to be dazzled! A history of nautical camouflage - in pictures

Mauretania in Dazzle Paint; 1919 painting by Burnett Poole, National Museums Liverpool, Merseyside Maritime Museum

HMCS Ville de Québec Gets a Sub. War artist Harold Beament’s painting depicts the destruction by the Canadian corvette of the German U-224 on 13 Jan 43

HMCS Ville de Québec Gets a Sub. War artist Harold Beament’s painting depicts the destruction by the Canadian corvette of the German on 13 Jan 43

Oil Painting of First Battle Cruiser Squadron of Grand Fleet c. 1915., William Lionel Wyllie

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