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The Harper Establishment; or How the story books are made, New York: Harper & Brothers, publishers

Title page illustration showing entrance to the Harper & Brothers building.

Death of Genl. Ross at Baltimore / from the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers.

Print shows British General Robert Ross, on horseback, mortally wounded, on September 12th, 1814.

Battle of Tippecanoe / from an original painting by Chappel in the possession of the Publishers.

Print shows American soldiers arriving on the left to repulse Natives during the battle of Tippecanoe, Indiana, in 1811.

James Kent / from the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers.

James Kent, full-length portrait, seated at table, facing slightly left.

War 1862

A Civil War cartoon showing New York Herald publisher and editor, James Gordon Bennett, as an American Indian whose pants, torso, and face are embellished with the Stars and Stripes. He awaits the arrival of a... more

Jac: Brown from original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers

Print shows Jacob Brown, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, holding sword, left hand resting on a table.

D. Porter / from the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers.

Print shows David Porter, full-length portrait, sitting sideways in a chair, facing slightly left, wearing naval uniform with sword.

John Randolph / from the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers.

John Randolph, full-length portrait, seated on porch, facing slightly left.

Départ du Marquis de le Guillois / A. Bonnard.

French caricature shows the "Marquis de le Guillois," possibly the publisher or editor of "Le hanneton," departing in a balloon and dropping an envelope sealed with a cockchafer or maybug ("le hanneton"). Among... more

Charles Francis Adams / from the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers.

Portrait print showing Charles Francis Adams, full-length, seated next to table.

H.B. Stowe From the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers.

Harriet Beecher Stowe, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing left, holding pencil and notebook on lap.