1873 Photolithographed Map Metz Germany Battles Franco German Prussian War XEIA7


This is an original 1873 color photolithograph map of the Environs of Metz, Germany in the Battle of Colombey in the Franco-German War on August 14, 1870 as well as the Battle of Gravelotte on August 18, 1870.


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

  • Product Type: Orig. Photolithographed Map; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 20 x 13.5 inches; 51 x 34 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: Prussian, Borny, French, German, Queatin, Ogy, Puche, Pange, Sorbey, Marly sur Seille, Cuvry, Cherizey, Cote de Faye