Dutch former Colonies, Asia, China

Dutch former Colonies, Asia, China

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Canton-view,-China-1663

Amoy (Xiamen or)?
Canton, until 1728 (when other Europeans have long been preceded). Factory from 1749-1803. Main products: tea and porcelain;
Hoksieu (Fuzhou), Factory after 1662. Main products: porcelain and silk.
After the loss of Taiwan in 1662, the VOC tried to acced to the Chinese porcelain and silk trade at the port of Fuzhou. However, the Company's attempts to trade there were hampered by a string of bureaucratic restrictions. Although the trading post at Fuzhou barely made a profit, the VOC kept it on until 1681.

Huangpu(1728) Whampoa, an island situated in the Zhujiang river, served as the harbour of Canton. A Dutch warehouse was built here.

Guangzhou, Kanton(1749-1803)*
Tea and porcelain were the principal products purchased by the VOC in Canton. In the 18th century the VOC rented permanent premises in Canton, next to the building occupied by the British.

 

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Great-Mandarin

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Palais-Great-Mogol

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Hunting-party-China-1698

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Hunting-party-China-1698

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The-emperor-of--China-1698

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Sailing-in-China,-Throne-from-the-emperor-of--China

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Some ships from China

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Hang-Chou-in-China

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Quemoy and-Amoy