Mark Schuler: William Harrison

Artist: Mark Schuler
1951 -
Nationality: American
Artwork Year: 1983
Image Size: 12.375 by 15.125 inches
Overall Size: 16 by 19 inches
Medium: Mixed Media on Cold Press Illustration Board

In his younger years, William Henry Harrison gained the respect of his fellow Americans by gathering vast tracts of land for his country through treaties with the Indians. Then, in 1811 he fought the famous battle of Tippecanoe and his name became legend. Through these and other exploits, Harrison became a national hero and gained seats in the Ohio Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate prior to becoming President. To demonstrate his soldier-like vigor on Inauguration Day, William Henry Harrison road hatless and coatless to his inauguration. Then he stood in the cold, damp air to deliver his inaugural address. It proved to be too much for him. For on April 4, 1841, just one month after taking office, President Harrison died of pneumonia.

This artwork was originally published on the Fleetwood® Commemorative Cover for The Presidents of the United States of America Collection. Each Cover was postmarked at the birthplace of each President and on the anniversary of his birth.

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