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This half-page hand-coloured image is outlined in a thin black square border, centered above the poem’s text. In it, a woman stands, body turned away, with her face turned to look back at the viewer. Pale-skinned with rosy, red cheeks, the woman wears a red hat and voluminous blue dress, and puts on white gloves. The artist’s monogram is in the bottom left corner of the frame.


Belinda’s gloves are new,
So’s her hat;
What of that?
Her frock is too.

When her bills are due,
I don’t care;
Shan’t be there,
Not I, would you?

                                                                        Reginald Rigby.

MLA citation:

Rigby, Reginald. “Belinda,” illustrated by Reginald Rigby. The Green Sheaf, No. 8, 1903, p. 15. Green Sheaf Digital Edition, edited by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, Yellow Nineties 2.0, Toronto Metropolitan University Centre for Digital Humanities, 2022.