The Tippecanoe quick step / J.B.N. ; John Bufford's Lith. Boston.
Print shows a music sheet cover with an illustration for the Tippecanoe quick step showing William H. Harrison on horseback, leading troops against Native Americans at the Battle of Tipecanoe, Indiana, in 1811.
William Henry Harrison--Late President of the United States / painted ...
William Henry Harrison, full-length portrait, standing, facing front. Public domain scan of portrait print from Library of Congress, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description
Wm. Henry Harrison statue, Cincinnati, O[hio]
Public domain photo of a monument, historic place, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description
Political race course - Union Track - fall races 1836
A figurative portrayal -- clearly sympathetic to the Whig party -- of the 1836 presidential election contest as a horse race between four candidates. The four are identified in the legend as (left to right): "O... More
Wm. H. Harrison, President of the United States / drawn on stone by Ch...
President William Henry Harrison, half-length portrait, facing right. 1289 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Chas. Fenderich & Co. P.S. Duval's Lith. Press, Phila. Library has two copies: no. 142 and no. 142a... More
Battle of Tippecanoe - Print, Library of Congress collection
Print shows American troops under the leadership of General William Henry Harrison fighting the Indian forces of The Prophet, Tenskwatawa (the brother of Tecumseh) in a forest. Tenskwatawa was part of Tecumseh'... More
The people's line--Take care of the locomotive
Incumbent President Martin Van Buren drives "Uncle Sam's Cab," a carriage pulled by a blindered horse, which wrecks on a pile of "Clay." The carriage founders in the path of a locomotive, really an assemblage o... More
Grand match between the Kinderhook poney and the Ohio ploughman
A satire on the presidential contest of 1836, using the metaphor of a billiards game between Whig candidate William Henry Harrison (left) and Democrat Martin Van Buren. The artist is clearly on the side of Harr... More
Uncle Sam's pet pups! Or, Mother Bank's last refuge
A crude woodcut satire showing Harrison luring "Mother Bank," Jackson, and Van Buren into a barrel of "Hard Cider." Jack Downing chases Jackson and Van Buren toward the barrel as Mother Bank crawls into it. Whi... More
All on hobbies, gee up, gee ho!
The major figures in American national politics in 1838 are gently satirized, each characterized as riding a favorite issue or "hobbyhorse." At the lead (far left) is President Martin Van Buren, riding a horse ... More
North Bend game cock - Political cartoon, public domain image
A Whig campaign print glorifying presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. The title derives from the candidate's farm on the North Bend of the Ohio River. The game cock has a dual significance: as an all... More
Genl. W. H. Harrison drawn on stone by W. Sharp, from the original by ...
Print shows William Henry Harrison, half-length portrait, seated, facing slightly left. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Printed on lower right: Proof. Inscribed in ink on top center: Dep... More
The political dancing Jack: a holiday fift for sucking Whigs!!
A rare anti-Whig satire, giving a cynical view of the party's image-building and manipulation of candidate William Henry Harrison. Two influential Whigs, Senator Henry Clay (left) and Congressman Henry A. Wise,... More
New England Convention Bunker Hill. September 10TH. 1840
Campaign badge produced for the New England Whig Convention in Boston, September 10-11, 1840. An aureole of light surrounds an oval bust portrait of Harrison, ringed by medallions of the arms of the states of... More
The North Bend farmer and his visitors
A slanderous portrayal of Democratic tactics against Whig presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. The supposedly insidious and high-living Van Buren and his minions suffer by comparison to the Whig cand... More
Inaugural Address, ca. March 4, 1841, in a contemporary hand
Exposed to extremely cold weather while reading this, the longest inaugural address, President Harrison became ill and died within a month of his inauguration day. He was the first president to die in office. I... More
Letter from Andrew Jackson to Martin Van Buren, March 4, 1841
Forms part of The Martin Van Buren Papers, 1787 to 1910; for additional information, see: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms001044 Former President Jackson writes to outgoing President Van Buren on the day of... More