The Tippecanoe, or, Log cabin quick step

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1840

Location Note

Library and Archives. Stacks. Sheet Music. General Collection

GUSN

GUSN-193699

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Description

Cover depicts a man in a top hat approaching a log cabin. He is carrying a sign that reads "Harrison for President." "Composed and respectfully dedicated to Gen. William Henry Harrison, (Hero of Tippecanoe and Farmer of North Bend)."

Details

Descriptive Terms

presidents
log cabins (houses)
heroes
generals
sheet music
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Sheet music project number SMHNE540

Physical Description

1 print : lithograph

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.10.TMP.041

Record Details

Originator

Schmidt, Henry (Composer)
Prentiss, Henry, 1801-1859 (Publisher)
Thayer & Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Lithographer)

Material Type

sheet music
prints (visual works)

Other People

Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841

Subjects

Whig party

Accruals Note

Included in the Sheet Music Images Database.
Politics
Dedicated to Gen. William Henry Harrison, hero of Tippecanoe and farmer of North Bend. Harrison was running as the Whig candidate in the presidential election of 1840.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Henry Prentiss (Firm)

Location Note

Library and Archives. Stacks. Sheet Music. General Collection