HMS Order No 6 - HMS Royal Sovereign [Port]

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM DAZ 0006 2
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1917
Place made
Great Britain
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: ink
  • medium: gouache
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 343 mm, Width 1095 mm
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  • object category: technical drawing
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Category
art

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Object description

whole: a large schematic drawing for Dazzle camouflage, featuring a hand-drawn and hand-painted port-side view of a battleship. A superstructure detail is located upper right. All major text is hand-lettered, with the colour designations applied with an ink stamp. image: a port-side view of the Royal Navy 'Royal Sovereign class' battleship, HMS Royal Sovereign. The scheme incorporates a centrally positioned series of black, white and grey diagonal bands combined with sweeping irregular areas, coloured black, white and shades of grey and blue.

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HMS Order No 6 bespoke design

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