Art Deco ladies & panther ~ Frederick Little Packer (1886-1956) -- 1951 Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist for the New York Mirror & superb illustrator. For a short time he did fantastic illustrations for ads, primarily Mavis perfume.
She had been falling, falling too fast and too far. Her eyes were dimming. But then she came to a stop. She could hear the water, but didn't feel it. Her eyelids began to close, landing on a brief image of her savior before she was gone.