Drawing, "The Life Line", 1882–83 Charcoal, white chalk on cream wove paper, lined. Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.. 1912-12-34.
What is this?
A firefighter facing right and holds an unconscious young girl in a gurney as he carries her to safety. The girl's head rolls back, her right arm hangs down limply and the clutches a rope.
This object has been included in the following exhibitions:
- The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource, Tuesday, March 26, 1991 - Sunday, August 30, 1992