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Les Première Pas
  • Paul-Émile Colin
    born: Lunéville, France ; died: Bourg-la-Reine, France ; active: France
  • Les Première Pas, 1914–1918
  • Where object was made: France
  • wood engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 133 x 157 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 1/4 x 6 3/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 166 x 200 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 6 9/16 x 7 7/8 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0321

In teh middle of a stone path are two standing figures. On teh facing left side is a uniformed male who is holding crutches in both hands and putting his proper left foot forward. On the facing right is a female in a nurse's uniform and is holding the soldier's proper right arm and supporting him as he takes steps. In the background are trees and a large white house or other building.