Not just Smoke and Mirrors - The Magical Art of Camouflage in Warfare
Lecture by Nicholas Reed
Monday 19th September 2016 at 8 pm
This lecture is a follow-up to my lecture on War Artists, Spies and the Art of Deception. Camouflaging of ships in wartime was invented in WW1 by the artist Norman Wilkinson. But it was a professional conjurer who accomplished the impossible by hiding the Suez Canal in WW2.