|Title||Mrs. Edward Parker (Emma McCord)|
|Artist||McCord, Charlotte Lorraine|
|Dimensions||4 1/8 x 3 1/2 inches|
recto: Emma Parker 1849
verso: Oct 1849/ Painted by her sister/ Charlotte L. Cheves
|Credit line||Gift of Emma Wilkins|
Emma was the artist's sister. The pose and conception of the portrait is based on a miniature by George L. Saunders. It dates from the period when miniatures grew larger in scale and emulated oil portraits.
This text is adapted from Martha Severens "The Miniature Portrait Collection of the Carolina Art Association" published by the Carolina Art Association, 1984