1873 Photolithographed Map Franco Prussian War Armies French German 1870 XEIA7


This is an original 1873 color photolithograph map of the disposition of the French and German Armies at the beginning of August, 1870 in the Franco-German War.


This 138+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please Note: There are three intersecting portfolio creases as a result of the original publication folding.

  • Product Type: Orig. Photolithographed Map; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 12 inches; 24 x 30 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to offer an excellent collection of original maps of the Franco-German War. Also known as the Franco-Prussian War or the War of 1870, it was a conflict between France and Prussia that signaled the rise of German military power and imperialism that set the stage for World War I.

Keywords specific to this image: railways, Black Forest, Palatinate, Hesse, Rhine Province, Thionville, Metz, Belfort, Rastatt, Guards, Army, Mayence, Rhenish, Alsatia