This Brazilian sugar press, drawn around 1652 by German traveller Caspar Schmalkalden, is similar to presses used to process sugar in Taiwan. Used by permission of the Gotha Research Library (Gotha Forschungsbibliotek) (finding aid: Chart. B 533, fs. 82r). Source: Sugar Press, Brasil – 1, Mid-1600s

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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  • Gotha, Forschungsbibliothek, Chart. B 533 This Brazilian sugar press, drawn around 1652 by German traveller Caspar Schmalkalden, is similar to presses used to process sugar in Taiwan. Used by permission of the Gotha Research Library (Gotha Forschungsbibliotek) (finding aid: Chart. B 533, fs. 82r). Source: Sugar Press, Brasil – 1, Mid-1600s