The Morris-Jumel Mansion: revolutionary history

The Morris-Jumel Mansion in upper Manhattan dates back to before the revolutionary war, and is the oldest house in borough.  Washington’s headquarters was here for five weeks in 1776, as the army planned and won the Battle of Harlem Heights.

Morris-Jumel Mansion, NYC
pen and ink wash on paper, 2017
8″ w x 5″ h