Ship Decks in Art and Illustration


In art and storytelling, the ship deck is a stage.

Franklin Booth (1874-1948) on board ship
Franklin Booth (1874-1948) on board ship
James Tissot women on ship deck
James Tissot women on ship deck
For 'Ocean Tramps' in The Wide World Magazine May 1920 illustration by W. E. Wigfull
For ‘Ocean Tramps’ in The Wide World Magazine May 1920 illustration by W. E. Wigfull
Arthur Covey for ‘Brutality’ 1909 in McClures Magazine
Arthur Covey for 'Brutality' 1909 in McClures Magazine He found the vessel half a point off her course
Arthur Covey for ‘Brutality’ 1909 in McClures Magazine He found the vessel half a point off her course
The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne; Illustrations by N.C. Wyeth; Charles Scribner's Sons (1920). Ayrton's Fight with the Pirates
The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne; Illustrations by N.C. Wyeth; Charles Scribner’s Sons (1920). Ayrton’s Fight with the Pirates
Trending INTO MAINE illustratred by N.C. Wyeth 1938 ship deck
Trending INTO MAINE illustratred by N.C. Wyeth 1938 ship deck
Frank E. Schoonover for The Scarlett Cockerel by C.M. Sublette, 1931
Frank E. Schoonover for The Scarlett Cockerel by C.M. Sublette, 1931
Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile cover art by Andrew Davidson ship deck
Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile cover art by Andrew Davidson
The Glasshouse by M. Barnard Eldershaw
Champion Book For Girls Mixed Short Stories 1935
Champion Book For Girls Mixed Short Stories 1935
The Queen Elizabeth Family by Enid Blyton 1951
On the Deck by Abbot Fuller Graves (1859-1936).  Graves was famous for his floral illustrations
On the Deck by Abbot Fuller Graves (1859-1936). Graves was famous for his floral illustrations
Septimus E Scott 'Norfolk Broads' LNER Railway poster c 1925
Septimus E Scott ‘Norfolk Broads’ LNER Railway poster c 1925
MCCLELLAND BARCLAY (American, 1891-1943) Pictorial Review cover September 1933
MCCLELLAND BARCLAY (American, 1891-1943) Pictorial Review cover September 1933
Orient Cruises Vintage Poster
William Howard Jarvis (1903​–1964) poster for Cunard White Star Cruises c1934
William Howard Jarvis (1903​–1964) poster for Cunard White Star Cruises c1934
Ship In Rough Water John Whorf (American Painter, 1903-1959) 1930
Comforting-Words Howard Pyle ship
Comforting-Words Howard Pyle ship
John Watson Nicol - Lochaber No More ship
John Watson Nicol – Lochaber No More ship
Ellen Bernard Thompson Pyle, The Immigrants, 1899
Ellen Bernard Thompson Pyle, The Immigrants, 1899
Tibor Gergely, The Merry Shipwreck by Georges Duplaix, 1942 deck
Tibor Gergely, The Merry Shipwreck by Georges Duplaix, 1942 deck
Aurelius Battaglia, 1960
Aurelius Battaglia, 1960
Chums – No. 800 – January 8th 1908. A man stands on a deck while his ship sinks.
They were Strong and Good Robert Lawson
The Sportsman cover illustration 1930 by Guy Arnoux
Lemon girl young adult novella

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