Mrs Parker

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Mrs Parker
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William Say after William Owen

Mrs Parker

(London, c.1812)

Steel mezzotint



A half length, seated portrait of the Welsh romantic novelist Mrs EmmaParker (fl. 1811-20).  She is middle-aged, looks to the left and wears a

dark, high necked, high  waisted  dress with lace ruff, a string of beads, lace cap and open jacket. She lived at Fairfield House, Denbighshire and

among others her best known works were Elfrida; or the Heiress of Belgrove and Important Trifles, chiefly appropriate to Females on their entrance into Society.