Magnet pair picture artwork by Howard Pyle. An American illustrator, Howard Pyle (1853-1911) was a history buff who produced illustrations for various magazines, including Harpers Weekly, and many novels. He taught art at Drexel University in Philadelphia and at his won school, known as Brandywine. Artists influenced by Pyle included Maxfield Parrish and the Wyeths.
One magnet, features Pyle's gauche painting titled "The Battle of Bunker Hill," produced in 1897 and published in Scribner's Magazine in 1898. It depicts the 52nd Regiment of the British army advancing up Breeds Hill on June 17, 1775.
The oil painting pictured on the second magnet, Nation Makers, was prooduced in 1906. It depicts the American infantry at the Battle of Brandywine September 11, 1777.