Object Record

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Title Mrs. Edward Parker (Emma McCord)
Artist McCord, Charlotte Lorraine
Date 1849
Medium watercolor
Support ivory
Dimensions 4 1/8 x 3 1/2 inches
Signature NA
Inscription recto: Emma Parker 1849

verso: Oct 1849/ Painted by her sister/ Charlotte L. Cheves
Credit line Gift of Emma Wilkins
Accession Number 1940.006.0001
Collection Miniature
Sitter's dates (1830-1851)
Description 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
Subjects McCord
Image 002\1940.06.01.JPG