An Exhibit of Corsets Suggests Aaron Burr, Infamous Duelist, Was a Feminist

(photo: Phyllis Galembo & Daniel Morel photographing Camilla Huey and Maria Reynolds) by Chloe Wyma Published: August 15, 2013 “There never was a greater villain that Aaron Burr…” begins a Harpers Monthly article from 1857. “His whole life is intrigue. Woman was his spoil.” Burr, the country’s third vice president, infamous duelist (who mortally wounded […]

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, […]

The Loves of Aaron Burr: Portraits in Corsetry and Binding by Camilla Huey

Introduction to Camilla Huey’s The Loves of Aaron Burr: Portraits in Corsetry and Binding. May – September, 2013.  The Morris-Jumel Mansion,  New York City. May – July, 2016.  The Henry Clay House, Lexington, Kentucky. By Kurt Thometz “You have heard me speak of a Miss Wollstonecraft, who has written something on the French Revolution; she […]