An illustration of a group of adults and children standing near two windmills.

Group of Adults & Children Standing Near Windmills

An illustration of a group of adults and children standing near two windmills.

Adrian Block and his companions on Manhattan Island buidling a vessel.

Boatbuilding on Manhattan Island

Adrian Block and his companions on Manhattan Island buidling a vessel.

This Dutch chair was upholstered in leather.

Dutch Leather Chair

This Dutch chair was upholstered in leather.

This Renaissance chest of Dutch origin was richly decorated with carving, intarsia or wood inlaying, ivory and metal reliefs. It had no feet and was chiefly used for jewelry, and as work-boxes.

Renaissance Chest

This Renaissance chest of Dutch origin was richly decorated with carving, intarsia or wood inlaying,…

What a Dutch person wore.

Dutch

What a Dutch person wore.

A Dutch house from Colonial America

Dutch

A Dutch house from Colonial America

Dutch boy and girl doll in traditional national costume.

Dutch dolls

Dutch boy and girl doll in traditional national costume.

A Dutch colonial family in scene in the colony of New Amsterdam.

Dutch Family

A Dutch colonial family in scene in the colony of New Amsterdam.

A Dutch West India Company's trading post in the Colony of New York.

A Dutch West India Company's Trading Post

A Dutch West India Company's trading post in the Colony of New York.

A Windmill in the Netherlands.

Dutch Windmill

A Windmill in the Netherlands.

A family of Dutchmen residing in colonial America.

A Dutchmen of the Olden Time

A family of Dutchmen residing in colonial America.

Dutch writer and scholar.

Desiderius Erasmus

Dutch writer and scholar.

The surrender of Fort Amsterdam by Governor Stuyvesant.

Surrender of Fort Amsterdam

The surrender of Fort Amsterdam by Governor Stuyvesant.

The landing of the Dutch settlers on Manhattan, now the city of New York.

Landing of the Dutch settlers on Manhattan Island

The landing of the Dutch settlers on Manhattan, now the city of New York.

An adult male leaning on the bottom of a Dutch door standing at the entrance of a barn.

Man in Barn

An adult male leaning on the bottom of a Dutch door standing at the entrance of a barn.

A view of New Amsterdam, a Dutch colony in America. It later became New York City.

New Amsterdam in 1655

A view of New Amsterdam, a Dutch colony in America. It later became New York City.

A Dutch Patroon

Patroon

A Dutch Patroon

Peter Stuyvesant, protesting vehemently against the signing of a treaty of surrender to the English

Peter Stuyvesant

Peter Stuyvesant, protesting vehemently against the signing of a treaty of surrender to the English

This painting was done by Frans Hals. It is an impressionistic piece that can also be considered a portrait.

Portraits of aGentleman and His Wife

This painting was done by Frans Hals. It is an impressionistic piece that can also be considered a portrait.

Early Dutch Man of war used in New York during the late 1600s.

Dutch Man War Ship

Early Dutch Man of war used in New York during the late 1600s.

The Renaissance spanrail panel was designed by Dutch architect Vredman de Vries. It is a strapwork design.

Renaissance Spanrail Panel

The Renaissance spanrail panel was designed by Dutch architect Vredman de Vries. It is a strapwork design.

The Renaissance spanrail panel was designed by Dutch architect Vredman de Vries. It is a strapwork design.

Renaissance Spanrail Panel

The Renaissance spanrail panel was designed by Dutch architect Vredman de Vries. It is a strapwork design.

The Renaissance spanrail panel was designed by Dutch architect Vredman de Vries. It is a strapwork design.

Renaissance Spanrail Panel

The Renaissance spanrail panel was designed by Dutch architect Vredman de Vries. It is a strapwork design.

The Renaissance spanrail panel was designed by Dutch architect Vredman de Vries. It is a strapwork design.

Renaissance Spanrail Panel

The Renaissance spanrail panel was designed by Dutch architect Vredman de Vries. It is a strapwork design.

Peter Stuyvesant (originally Pieter or Petrus; Peter is never mentioned in historical records) (c. 1612 – August 1672) served as the last Dutch Director-General of the colony of New Netherland from 1647 until it was ceded provisionally to the English in 1664. He was a major figure in the early history of New York City. The Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, New York, United States is named after him.

Peter Stuyvesant

Peter Stuyvesant (originally Pieter or Petrus; Peter is never mentioned in historical records) (c. 1612…

Governor Stuyvesant tearing up the letter demanding the surrender of New Amsterdam.

Governor Peter Stuyvesant

Governor Stuyvesant tearing up the letter demanding the surrender of New Amsterdam.

An illustration of a stadhuis which means town hall in Dutch.

Town Hall

An illustration of a stadhuis which means town hall in Dutch.

Martin Van Buren, the eighth president of the United States.

Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren, the eighth president of the United States.

(1606-1654) Director general of the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam.

Wouter Van Twiller

(1606-1654) Director general of the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam.

(1587-1679) Dutch dramatic poet

Joost van den Vondel

(1587-1679) Dutch dramatic poet

An illustration depicting the arrival of the Walloon settlers on Long Island.

Landing of the Walloons

An illustration depicting the arrival of the Walloon settlers on Long Island.

(1553-1584) Leader in the Dutch War of Independence

William I of Nassau, Prince of Orange

(1553-1584) Leader in the Dutch War of Independence