1873 Photolithographed Map Saarbrucken Forbach Franco Prussian War Battle XEIA7


This is an original 1873 color photolithograph map of the battlefield of Saarbrucken and Forbach on August 6, 1870 during the Franco-German War of 1870.


This 141+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there are two original portfolio creases.

  • Product Type: Orig. Photolithographed Map; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.25 x 9 inches; 26 x 23 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.