Item 40309 - Camouflaged ships, Casco Bay, 1918
- Item 40309 - Camouflaged ships, Casco Bay, 1918
- Contributed by Maine Historical Society
- Item 40309
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American artist Xanthus Smith, painted this watercolor of World War I ships in Casco Bay in September 1918. A resident of Pennsylvania, Smith often traveled to the Maine coast during his career.Show Details
This brightly colored camouflage was known as ‘Dazzle’ or ‘Razzle Dazzle’, a paint scheme credited to artist Norman Wilkinson and used extensively during World War I.