Photo: William H Harrison, quadrilles, Whigs, US, piano forte, 1840 . | Vintage
Photo: William H Harrison, quadrilles, Whigs, US, piano forte, 1840 . | Vintage

Photo: William H Harrison, quadrilles, Whigs, US, piano forte, 1840 . | Vintage

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Photograph Description: Harrison quadrilles Related Names: Unger, Ferdinand C. Gimber's y. Samuel C. Jollie & Co. Date Created Published: New York : Gimber's Lithy., 1840. Summary: 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 presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. In an oval medallion flanked by American flags is a bust portrait of Harrison. Beneath it lie crossed olive branches and above, in a burst of light, stands an eagle holding a streamer that reads 'The Hero of Tippecanoe.' In the background are Harrison's log cabin with smoking chimney (on the left) and the United States Capitol (on the right). The music sheet sold for fifty cents. Notes: Entered.. 1840 by F.C. Unger. Gimber's Lithy. 404, Broadway New York. New York. Published by Ferdinand C. Unger, late Saml. C. Jollie & Co. 385 Broadway. Title appears as it is written on the item. Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1840-14. Subjects: Harrison, William Henry,--1773-1841. United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)--1840. Eagles--1840. Flags--United States--1840. Log cabins--1840. United States--History--War of 1812. s--1840. Sheet music covers--1840.