Presidential inauguration of Wm. H. Harrison in Washington City, D.C., on the 4th of March 1841
Print shows a large crowd gathered in front of U.S. Capitol, with soldiers on horseback and a marching band, during the inauguration of William Henry Harrison.
Title from item.
Printed below title: For Sale at Mr. F. Taylor, Bookseller - Washington.
Printed at bottom: Taken on the spot.
Reference copy in PRES FILE - Harrison, Wm. H. Inauguration, 1841.
Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).
Exhibited: American Treasures of the Library of Congress, 2000.
Born: Feb. 9, 1773 Died: April 4, 1841 Presidential Term: March 4, 1841 - April 4, 1841 Vice President: John Tyler William Henry Harrison, American military officer and politician was the ninth President of the United States (1841), the oldest President to be elected at the time. Delivering the longest inaugural address in U.S. history, he came down with pneumonia that made his 30-day presidency the shortest in U.S. history. On his 32nd day, he became the first to die in office, serving the shortest tenure in U.S. Presidential history. "All the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer." /William Henry Harrison/