This large statue commemorates Zheng Chenggong's loyalty to the Ming Dynasty and his successful capture of Taiwan from the Dutch. 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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  • Zheng Chenggong Looks out to Sea, Statue on Gulang Island (鼓浪嶼), Xiamen, PRC This large statue commemorates Zheng Chenggong's loyalty to the Ming Dynasty and his successful capture of Taiwan from the Dutch. Photograph by Andrea Artuso Andrade, 2002.