Restricted original. Use viewing prints only, shelved in the Portrait File. Use of original by permission of the Manager of the California History Room.
DAG-0218 Image package: Plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: round cornered brass. Preserver: decorative. Case: no case. Portrait of a young woman seated facing left, right arm resting on a table, left arm at her side. Image of Matilda in character of Medea. Restricted original. Use viewing prints only, shelved in the Portrait File. Copy four prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Heron, Matilda"; accession numbers 1994-0164 through 1994-0166. Negatives, No. 24,110a-d (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies. Born Matilda Agnes Heron in 1830 in Ireland, emigrated to the United States in 1842.
Portraits. Nonprojected graphic
1 photograph : daguerreotype, half plate ; visible image 4 5/8 x 3 1/4 in.
Heron, Matilda,, 1830-1877--Portraits Irish Americans--United States--Biography--Portraits Actresses--United States Pioneers--California Daguerreotypes Portraits Photographic prints