Mrs. Edward Parker (Emma McCord)

Artist: McCord, Charlotte Lorraine
Date: 1849

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

  • Artist's Dates: 1818 - 1879
  • Artist's Nationality: American
  • Medium: Watercolor
  • Support: Ivory
  • Dimensions: 4 1/8 X 3 1/2 Inches
  • Sitter's Dates: (1830-1851)
  • Credit: Gift of Emma Wilkins
  • Period: 19th century
  • Accession Number: 1940.006.0001
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