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William Henry Harrison, 9th Pres. of United States, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

William Henry Harrison, 9th Pres. of United States, head-and-shoulders...

Title devised by Library staff, other information from Miles. Trimmed to image. Dexter, 447 Published in: Saint-Mémin and the Neoclassical profile portrait in America / Ellen G. Miles. Washington, D.C. : Nation... More

American generals / Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co. sc.

American generals / Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co. sc.

Print shows a composite of bust portraits of American generals during the War of 1812, including Henry Dearborn, Winfield Scott, Andrew Jackson, William Henry Harrison, Jacob Brown, and Zebulon Pike. Title from item.

All fours-important state of the game-the knave about to be lost

All fours-important state of the game-the knave about to be lost

The presidential campaign of 1836 viewed as a card game by a satirist in sympathy with the Whigs. Opposing candidates Martin Van Buren (Democrat) and William Henry Harrison (Whig) face each other across a card... More

High places in government like steep rocks only accessible to eagles and reptiles

High places in government like steep rocks only accessible to eagles a...

Campaign satire predicting Whig presidential candidate William Henry Harrison's ascendancy over Democrat Martin Van Buren. In the center of the print is a mountain with a statue of George Washington, "Pater Pat... More

Democratic ticket. Stop Van!!!

Democratic ticket. Stop Van!!!

An illustrated election ticket for Martin Van Buren and Richard M. Johnson, listing Ohio Democratic electors for the presidential race of 1836. The ticket is illustrated with a small vignette of a man, possibl... More

Set-to between the champion old tip & the swell Dutcheman of Kinderhook -- 1836

Set-to between the champion old tip & the swell Dutcheman of Kinderhoo...

Satire on the presidential campaign of 1836, portraying the contest as a boxing match between Democratic candidate Martin Van Buren and Whig candidate William Henry Harrison. The artist clearly favors Harrison.... More

Grand match between the Kinderhook poney and the Ohio ploughman

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

Genl. W. H. Harrison drawn on stone by W. Sharp, from the original by A.G. Hoit

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. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Printed on lower right: Proof. Inscribed in ink on... More

Going up Salt River

Going up Salt River

Political cartoons friendly to Van Buren were the rare exception during the 1840 campaign. Here the artist parodies the exploitation by Whig politicians of populist candidate William Henry Harrison. Martin Van ... More

This is the house that Jack built

This is the house that Jack built

The Van Buren administration's record, particularly with regard to the handling of public finances, is condemned as corrupt and a perpetuation of unpopular Jacksonian policies. The artist echoes perennial Whig ... More

North Bend game cock

North Bend game cock

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

General Wm. H. Harrison of Tippecanoe, Fort Meigs and the Thames / on stone by James Queen, P.S. Duval, lith., Phila.

General Wm. H. Harrison of Tippecanoe, Fort Meigs and the Thames / on ...

Print shows presidential candidate William Henry Harrison as a military leader in dress uniform holding his sword. A laurel wreath below his portrait names him as a hero of War of 1812 battles. This portrait wa... More

Notice to quit. March 4th 1841

Notice to quit. March 4th 1841

An optimistic Whig artist (probably Edward Williams Clay) portrays Martin Van Buren's evacuation of the White House on Inauguration Day 1841. A disgruntled Van Buren descends the steps, muttering "Our sufferin... More

The ship of state on a lee shore, experienced  hands coming to her rescue

The ship of state on a lee shore, experienced hands coming to her res...

The artist forecasts a Whig electoral victory and dramatizes the politically ruinous effects of Van Buren's fiscal policy and his alignment with Loco Foco forces in New York. Whig candidate William Henry Harri... More

The trap sprung! The kinderhook fox caught!

The trap sprung! The kinderhook fox caught!

A parody of Democratic efforts to reelect incumbent Martin Van Buren in the face of broad popular support for Whig candidate William Henry Harrison. The print is a crude woodcut evidently based on Napoleon Saro... More

Blake's patriotic log cabin music

Blake's patriotic log cabin music

A Whig campaign song in praise of William Henry Harrison, illustrated with a rural tableau of the candidate's fabled log cabin on the Ohio River. The cabin stands in a clearing, and flies an American flag. A ci... More

The Tippecanoe or log cabin quick step / Bufford.

The Tippecanoe or log cabin quick step / Bufford.

Sheet music cover for a melody composed by Henry Schmidt and dedicated to Whig presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. A wreath of entwined branches, between which appear the seals of the states, is surm... More

The shipwreck

The shipwreck

A Whig vision of the rout of Van Buren in the presidential election of 1840. In a stormy sea Van Buren grasps the mast (labeled "Maine") of a foundering vessel "O.K." (the initials for "Old Kinderhook," a Van ... More

Matty's dream

Matty's dream

Clay portrays Martin Van Buren driven from the White House by nightmares of cider barrels and Whig presidential challenger William Henry Harrison. Van Buren flees the presidential mansion in his nightshirt, dro... More

New England Convention, Sepr. 10th, 1840 / W.J. Rund, s[culpsi]t.

New England Convention, Sepr. 10th, 1840 / W.J. Rund, s[culpsi]t.

A campaign badge produced for the New England Whig Convention, held at Boston on September 10-11, 1840. From top to bottom: an eagle in flight with a banderole reading "Harrison, Tyler" and the words "One fire ... More

Matty's perilous situation up Salt River

Matty's perilous situation up Salt River

A pro-Whig satire on the presidential campaign of 1840. Martin Van Buren is neck-deep in the waters of "Salt River," a colloquial term for political misfortune or failure. He sinks under the weight of boxes m... More

This log cabin was the first building erected on the North Bend . . .

This log cabin was the first building erected on the North Bend . . .

A Whig campaign print, showing William Henry Harrison greeting a wounded veteran before a log cabin by a river. The cabin flies an American flag with the words "Harrison & Tyler" and with a liberty cap on its s... More

Cutting down the hickory tree and disturbing the crow's nest

Cutting down the hickory tree and disturbing the crow's nest

Figurative portrayal of Whig opposition to the independent treasury or subtreasury system conceived by Jackson and implemented by Van Buren and the Democrats. In a large tree is a nest labeled "Sub Treasury" i... More

A political movement

A political movement

The artist forecasts with obvious relish the ouster of Van Buren and his cronies from office by William Henry Harrison. Van Buren is shown leaving Washington in a large cart drawn by supporters (left to right) ... More

Granny Harrison delivering the country of the executive Federalist

Granny Harrison delivering the country of the executive Federalist

A satire on the Van Buren administration challenged by Whig presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. Harrison, dressed as a woman, tries to remove Van Buren from his throne with a midwife's forceps. Van... More

Public meeting. A general meeting of the friends of Harrison & reform . . .

Public meeting. A general meeting of the friends of Harrison & reform ...

An illustrated broadside announcing a "general meeting of the friends of Harrison & Reform" in Alton (Illinois) on May 9, 1840. Harrison, in farmer's clothes and broad-brimmed hat, stands next to a plough. Be... More

The Tippecanoe quick step / J.B.N. ; John Bufford's Lith. Boston.

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.... More

The political dancing Jack: a holiday fift for sucking Whigs!!

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

The poor man's friend

The poor man's friend

A Whig campaign ribbon, "Dedicated to the Young Men's National Convention," probably issued for the Baltimore ratifying convention of May 4, 1840. (Whig presidential candidate William Henry Harrison was actuall... More

The North Bend farmer and his visitors

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

Harrison quadrilles

Harrison quadrilles

An illustrated sheet music cover for a set of "popular airs" for the piano, dedicated by the publisher to "Whigs of the United States." A Whig campaign piece, the work eulogizes the supposed humble rusticity of... More

New England Convention Bunker Hill. September 10TH. 1840

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

Federal-Abolition-Whig trap, to catch voters in

Federal-Abolition-Whig trap, to catch voters in

An illustrated anti-Whig broadside, designed to combat the "Log Cabin campaign" tactics of presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. The text warns the people of New Orleans of Whig election propaganda: "P... More

Clar de kitchen

Clar de kitchen

Another Whig campaign satire, picturing incumbent Martin Van Buren and his Democratic advisers or "Kitchen Cabinet" routed by Whig candidate William Henry Harrison. In a domestic kitchen Harrison, dressed as a ... More

Francestown. She welcomes the friends of Old Tip

Francestown. She welcomes the friends of Old Tip

A Whig campaign badge, produced for the Francestown, New Hampshire, rally of October 1840. It includes a bust portrait of William Henry Harrison, with the words "She [Francestown] Welcomes the Friends of Old Ti... More

A hard road to hoe!  Or, the White House Turnpike, macadamized by the north benders

A hard road to hoe! Or, the White House Turnpike, macadamized by the ...

A crude satire on the obstacles facing Van Buren's reelection effort in 1840. Weighed down by a large bundle labeled "Sub Treasury," Van Buren follows the lead of Andrew Jackson toward the White House. His wa... More

A bivouack in safety or Florida troops preventing a surprise

A bivouack in safety or Florida troops preventing a surprise

Another parody of Van Buren administration efforts to end the long and costly Second Seminole War in Florida. The War Department was regularly subjected to public and congressional attacks for cruelty, waste, a... More

Our country's hope.  Harrison & reform 4th May 1840

Our country's hope. Harrison & reform 4th May 1840

A Whig campaign ribbon, produced for the Young Men's National Convention held in Baltimore in May. At the top in a corona of stars is a fasces. Below it an eagle holds a streamer with the words "Union for the S... More

Baltimore Convention, Old Tippecanoe, a patriotic song

Baltimore Convention, Old Tippecanoe, a patriotic song

An illustrated sheet music cover for a "Patriotic Song. Written, to be sung at Baltimore during the Young Men's Whig Convention" of May 1840. The composer is identified as "a Pennsylvanian." The illustration, l... More

The fox chace

The fox chace

The artist's portrayal of Harrison's rout of Van Buren reflects strong Whig confidence late in the presidential campaign of 1840. Van Buren is shown as a fox, with a bird (an albatross?) labeled "Treasury" aro... More

William Henry Harrison President of the United States, Inaugurated March 4th 1841 painted by E. D. Marchant ; engraved on steel by H.S. Sadd

William Henry Harrison President of the United States, Inaugurated Mar...

Print shows portrait of William Henry Harrison seated. No. 251. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Engraved on steel by H.S. Sadd from a portrait by E. D. Marchant painted i... More

Tippecanoe inauguration ball, March 4, 1841 : [invitation].

Tippecanoe inauguration ball, March 4, 1841 : [invitation].

Unaddressed printed invitation to William Henry Harrison's "Tippecanoe" inaugural ball held at Carusi's Saloon in Washington, D.C., on Thursday evening, 4th of March, 1841, one of three balls attended by Harris... More

Letter from Senate Chamber to William Henry Harrison, March 2, 1841

Letter from Senate Chamber to William Henry Harrison, March 2, 1841

Forms part of The Martin Van Buren Papers, 1787 to 1910; for additional information, see: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms001044 Letter regarding arrangements for inauguration. Letter from Senate Chamber to... More

"Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." W.H. Harrison from the original by W.H. Brown ; lith. & pub. by P. Haas Wash City

"Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the government. ...

Print shows William Henry Harrison, full-length portrait, standing, right profile silhouette, with hands in pockets; there is a chair behind him on the left and a large window in the background with a view of t... More

William Henry Harrison painted by A.G. Hoit, 1840 ; engraved by O. Pelton & D. Kimberly

William Henry Harrison painted by A.G. Hoit, 1840 ; engraved by O. Pel...

Print shows William Henry Harrison, half-length portrait, seated, facing slightly left. On the right and left margins are clusters of flags and the weapons of battle; at top are battle scenes from the Battle of... More

Death of Harrison, April 4 A.D. 1841

Death of Harrison, April 4 A.D. 1841

William Henry Harrison on his deathbed with Rev. Hawley, a physician, niece, and nephew in attendance, as well as Thomas Ewing, Secretary of Treasury, Daniel Webster, Secretary of State, and Francis Granger (wa... More

Death of Harrison, April 4 A.D. 1841

Death of Harrison, April 4 A.D. 1841

William Henry Harrison on his deathbed with Rev. Hawley, a physician, niece, and nephew in attendance, as well as Thomas Ewing, Secretary of Treasury, Daniel Webster, Secretary of State, and Francis Granger (wa... More

The presidents of the United States designed by C.H.H. Billings ; engraved by D. Kimberly

The presidents of the United States designed by C.H.H. Billings ; engr...

Print showing vignette portraits of presidents John Adams thru John Tyler arranged around a central figure portrait of George Washington, full-length, standing, facing front, with right hand on table; the portr... More

The presidents of the United States designed by C.H.H. Billings ; engraved by D. Kimberly

The presidents of the United States designed by C.H.H. Billings ; engr...

Print shows the presidents of the United States with George Washington (G. Stuart del.) at center, John Adams (G. Stuart del.) at top, Thomas Jefferson (G. Stuart del.) on the top left, James Madison (G. Stuart... More

The presidents of the United States designed by C.H.H. Billings ; engraved by D. Kimberly

The presidents of the United States designed by C.H.H. Billings ; engr...

Print shows the presidents of the United States with George Washington (G. Stuart del.) at center, John Adams (G. Stuart del.) at top, Thomas Jefferson (G. Stuart del.) on the top left, James Madison (G. Stuart... More

Zachary Taylor, the people's choice for 12th president

Zachary Taylor, the people's choice for 12th president

Print shows a Whig campaign banner for the 1848 presidential election. In the center of a facsimile cloth banner is an oval bust portrait of candidate Zachary Taylor in military uniform. Surrounding the oval, o... More

The old Harrison mansion--Harrison's landing James River

The old Harrison mansion--Harrison's landing James River

Group of soldiers relaxing around a house with signal towers mounted over chimneys. Title inscribed below image. Possibly by William Waud. Inscribed below title: The birth place of Wm. Henry Harrison now used a... More

Tyler receiving the news of Harrison's death April 5, 1841

Tyler receiving the news of Harrison's death April 5, 1841

Illus. in: The lives of the presidents, v.5 / William O. Stoddard. Reference copy in PRES FILE - Tyler, John Misc.

Wm. Henry Harrison statue, Cincinnati, Ohio

Wm. Henry Harrison statue, Cincinnati, Ohio

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue P (1906). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 017348. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.