Martha Gunn, a Brighton bather holding a small child that she has just saved from drowning

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Martha Gunn, a Brighton bather holding a small child that she has just saved from drowning. Coloured engraving by W Nutter, 1797, after J Russell. Created 1 June 1797. Resuscitation. Lifesaving. Ocean. Children. Heroines in literature. Women heroes. Brighton (England). Martha Gunn (active 1797). Contributors: John Russell (1745–1806); William Nutter (1754–1802); George IV, King of Great Britain (1762–1830). Work ID: m2g5dfug.

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