What’s this? I’ll get around to identification in a bit. Sistine chapel ceiling? Sister of Sistine? For now, everyone knows the genre of “nose art” on aircraft.
Trucks . . . most likely the owner operator variety . . . sometimes display.
Then there’s official marking with numbers and painted emblems to clearly mark purpose as well as to
bedazzle, make nimtopsical, render too fuddled to head tail or trail . . .
Then there’s this . . . by sea and
I prefer the Vallejo inspired above to the Disney knock offs below.
Here she is . . . probably
Since we can’t really call this nose art, let’s call it bow, stern, or house art. Send me you favorite examples . . . from commercial vessels only?
All photos by Will Van Dorp.