Aircraft Nose-Art

Amazing Stories, February 1928, the first appearence 
                  of Anthony 'Buck' Rogers in the 25th Century by Philip Francis Nowlan.

In the middle, a reworking of Gil Elvgren's 'Double Exposure' (Without the revealing reflection) on a vintage B-17 bomber. Art from Elvgren's early work for for Dow was popular inspiration.

The two Petty examples from 'Aircraft Nose Art', J.P. Wood, Smithmark, 1996