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.

Notes:
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
Figures
Portraits
woman