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Tippecanoe, the Hero of North Bend – Six Patriotic Ballads, Respectfully Dedicated to the Tippecanoe Associations, Partly Written and Arranged by a Member of the Fifth Ward Club (Sheet music cover)

Artist:
After Charles Lewis (American, active New York 1840)
Lithographer:
Nathaniel Currier (American, Roxbury, Massachusetts 1813–1888 New York)
Publisher:
Thomas Birch (American, London 1779–1851 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Publisher:
Joseph Fairfield Atwill (New York, NY)
Sitter:
William Henry Harrison (American, 1773–1841)
Published in:
New York
Date:
1840
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/8 × 9 13/16 in. (33.4 × 25 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Albert Ten Eyck Gardner, 1950
Accession Number:
50.587.21
Not on view
A sheet music cover centered on a portrait of William Henry Harrison.
Signature: below image in stone at left and right: "Chas. Lewis Del. / N. Currier's Lith., N.Y.

Inscription: in stone at bottom of sheet: "Published...A.D. 1840 by Thomas Birch...New York"; stamped at bottom: "New-York: Published by Atwill: 201 Broadway"
Donor: Albert Ten Eyck Gardner
[not in Currier & Ives catalogue raisonnés]
Harry T. Peters Currier & Ives, Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols., Garden City, NY, 1931, not in this catalogue raisonné.



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