Occupation: Baker

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The painting above is Job Berckheyde, The Baker, 1681.


For more information on Bakers please see: Simon Middleton, "How It Came That the Bakers Bake No Bread: A Struggle for Trade Privileges in Seventeenth-Century New Amsterdam," William and Mary Quarterly, 3d Series, 58 (April 2001), 2:347-72; and Janny Venema, Beverwijck: A Dutch Village on the American Frontier, 1652-1664 (Albany, 2002), pp. 281-291.


See also: Bread: Staff of Dutch Life in the Old and the New World by Peter G. Rose in the book: Explorers, Fortunes, and Love Letters, A Window on New Netherland by the New Netherland Institute.
http://www.amazon.com/Explorers-Fortunes-Letters-Mount-Press/dp/0962536857