Occupation: Sailor

Occupation Types

For information on sailors, Morton Wagman, "Liberty in New Amsterdam: A Sailor's Life in Early New York," New York History, 64 (April 1983):2. 

For the maritime trades in general, see Jaap Jacobs, New Netherland: A Dutch Colony in Seventeenth-Century America (Ithaca, 2009), ch. 2. 

The illustration above is:
Sailor (Schipper)
Lenaert Bramer
1659 (Circa)