By the Fireside

By the FiresideImage is of an elderly woman with a fireplace bellows Her hands are                        clasping the handle of the bellows she is hunched slightly over it Her arms                        and the bellows divide the image in half diagonally The woman is shown in                        right profile her white hair tucked under a kerchief or scarf A plaid shawl                        is draped over her shoulders She is wearing a dark coloured long sleeve top                        and a long light coloured skirt Beside her in the middle ground is a chair                        with a cat curled up on it In the centre background the bottom portion of a                        curtained window is visible The artists signature and year Stanhope A Forbes                        1894 is in the bottom right hand corner The image is vertically                        displayed

MLA citation: Forbes, Stanhope A. "By the Fireside." The Yellow Book 7 (October 1895): n. pag. The Yellow Nineties Online. Ed. Dennis Denisoff and Lorraine Janzen Kooistra. Ryerson University, 2011. Web. [Date of access].