Kurz & Allison. Battle of Tippecanoe Print
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BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE: GEN. HARRISON WAS ATTACKED BY TECHUM’SEH, NOV. 7, 1811. THE INDIANS WERE ROUTED WITH GREAT SLAUGHTER. Chicago: Kurz & Allison, Art Publishers, 1889. Approx. 24 x 21.5 inches, matted.
Long before being elected our ninth president, William Henry Harrison led U.S. Forces against Native American warriors associated with the Shawnee leader Tecumseh. This print depicts that battle.
Light chipping at extremities with minor loss (covered by matting), and a light, repaired tear in lower left hand corner; else very good. The colors remain bright in this action-filled print.
Kurz and Allison was a major publishing house of chromolithographs in the late 19th century. Based in Chicago, they built their reputation on large prints published in the mid-1880s depicting battles of the American Civil War.