Idling



IdlingImage is of a woman sitting at a table in a dining room She is shown in                        profile, facing the left Her body divides the image in half vertically The                        woman is wearing a long white dress that reaches the floor Her dark hair is                        tied back She is sitting in a tall dark chair that is only slightly shorter                        than her frame Her left hand is reaching down towards the ground where a                        small dark cat is sniffing the bottom of the white tablecloth Under the                        chair is a detailed Persian rug On the table are place settings and a vase                        of white daisies Behind the woman is the white mantel of a fireplace In the                        bottom right hand corner there is a brass pot In the background the faint                        outline of cabinets can be seen The image is vertically displayed



MLA citation: Roche, Alexander. "Idling." The Yellow Book 8 (January 1896): 373. The Yellow Nineties Online. Ed. Dennis Denisoff and Lorraine Janzen Kooistra. Ryerson University, 2013. Web. [Date of access]. http://www.1890s.ca/HTML.aspx?s=YBV8_roche_idling.html