Thursday, September 16, 2010

The Battle of Harlem Heights

The Battle of Harlem Heights from a 19th century print engraved by J C Armytage after Alonzo Chappel (March 1, 1828 - December 4, 1887)

JC Armytage (1820–1897) James Charles Armytage was an English engraver, born in London.

In addition to his engravings of landscapes he made many others of historical and military scenes as well as portraits JC Armytage (1820–1897) of celebrated personalities of Victorian England.

The Battle of Harlem Heights was fought during the New York and New Jersey campaign of the American Revolutionary War. The action took place in what is now the Morningside Heights and west Harlem neighborhoods of Manhattan in New York City on September 16, 1776.

The Battle of Harlem Heights

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