View to the ocean from the Fortress (紅毛城) at Danshui. The Spanish were the first to build a fortress here. Later, the Dutch built one on the same spot. In the nineteenth century, it was used as a British consulate. Photograph by Andrea Artuso Andrade, 2002.

From How Taiwan became Chinese: Dutch, Spanish, and Han colonization in the seventeenth century by Tonio Andrade

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  • Asian: China and Inner Asia
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  • View from the Fortress at Danshui View to the ocean from the Fortress (紅毛城) at Danshui. The Spanish were the first to build a fortress here. Later, the Dutch built one on the same spot. In the nineteenth century, it was used as a British consulate. Photograph by Andrea Artuso Andrade, 2002.