Dutch Folly, a fort in the Tigris, near Canton

Dutch Folly Fort was an oval fort built by Dutchmen on a sand bar in the Canton River. It lay about 800 metres to the east of the foreign factories in Canton near an old temple that had been built as a memorial to Li Maoying, a distinguished mandarin of the Song Dynasty (960-1279).

Object Details

ID: PAF8543
Type: Drawing
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Browne, Charles W.
Places: Canton
Date made: 1818
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: 109 x 198 mm
Parts: Album of sketches from Memory made in Jan and Feb 1818 by C W Browne, RN of His Majesty's late ships, Alceste and Julia (Album)

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