This portrait is of Emma M. Saffell and is a photograph that has been enhanced with charcoal. The subject is shown from the shoulders up and is looking toward the right side (viewer's perspective) of the paper. The subject is wearing a hat and a white outfit with a v-shaped neckline. The paper is over a canvas with wooden stretchers for framing.
Alternate titles to this piece include 'Mrs. Emma Morris Saffell' and 'Mrs. Charles Saffell.'