The Lady of Shalott



The Lady of ShalottImage is of a woman shown full frontally at the top of a tower She is                        dressed in a long dress with patterned sleeves and details around the waist                        wrist and neck. Her hair is long and dark with a part down the middle Her                        feet poke out from under her hemline The ground is made of flagstones The                        woman’s right hand is resting on a wooden railing the railing has a cutout                        of a haloed religious figure with arms crossed In the background above the                        railing is a lit candle Immediately behind the woman is a circular mirror                        reflecting a window and a castle with two turrets; the mirror is cracked In                        front of the castle is a knight The knight is shown in profile facing left                        he has a plumed helmet The walls in the background are adorned with angels                        To her right is a large loom with several pieces of cloth flowing out of it                        The artists initials FMR are in the lower left corner The image is                        vertically displayed



MLA citation: Rutland, Florence M. "The Lady of Shalott." The Yellow Book 9 (April 1896): 54. The Yellow Nineties Online. Ed. Dennis Denisoff and Lorraine Janzen Kooistra. Ryerson University, 2013. Web. [Date of access]. http://1890s.ca/HTML.aspx?s=YBV9_rutland_shalott.html