THE life of a pirate on the high seas was hardly likely to attract even the most adventurous woman, yet according to records left by Captain Charles Johnson there were at least two who followed that calling, dressed in sailors’ clothes, and who lived and fought in desperate frays in the early eighteenth century.
Milk seller from Guadeloupe. Milk seller from Guadeloupe. A West Indian inhabitant. Cruising among the Caribbees, summer days in winter months (1895) by Charles Augustus Stoddard. (Free eBook)
A West Indian Type Woman c. 1900. From the book: Cruising among the Caribbees; summer days in winter months (1903), by Charles Augustus Stoddard (free eBook)