Mary Emmons sings. Corseted. 6 p.m. May 18th. Morris-Jumel Mansion.

Tonight at the Jumel Mansion, a dramatic interpretation of Camilla’s Loves of Aaron Burr exhibition, costumed and propped by Herself, and featuring her interpretation of Madame Jumel’s table set for Joseph Bonaparte: “There in the dining room on the left was the table – china, glass, still there, and gold ornaments and pyramids of confections, […]

Paper Is Not Dead

The Loves of Aaron Burr: Portraits in Corsetry and Binding

As most of you know, Camilla and I have immersed ourselves in Harlem Heights history since moving uptown 9 years ago now. Starting with the Founding Brothers, we have worked our way through the Founding Fathers and come to the inconvenient truths of the feminist Aaron Burr and the Founding Sisters. Jumel Terrace Books was […]