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The tavern scene above was painted by David Teniers the younger in 1658.

" ...local taverns which were important social institutions in which people gathered to slake their thirst but also to clinch a deal, as was the custom, with a handshake and a drink,....In the taverns weddings were celebrated,...people gambled, played cards, watched cockfights and played skittles, bowls, or trick-track, ..."  Food, Drink and Celebrations of the Hudson Valley Dutch by Peter Rose 2009

See the New Netherland Institute's Light on New Netherland Exhibit for additional information:

See the articles below on Tavern Culture in New Amsterdam and New Netherland.