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1870 Wood Engraving Field Hospital Palace Versailles Franco-Prussian War YTG1

1870 Wood Engraving Field Hospital Palace Versailles Franco-Prussian War YTG1

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"Once More In the Sun"

This is an original 1870 black and white in-text wood engraving of a wounded German soldier in a military field hospital at the Palace of Versailles, France during the Franco-Prussian War. On the other hand, it could also be artwork of Mark Twain visiting an ailing Joseph Stalin.


This 142+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 13 x 10.25 inches; 33 x 26 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 excited to present a stunning collection of images of the Franco-Prussian War and Victorian era. Indulge your inner Briton as you attend royal balls, dog and livestock shows, and an early morning fox hunt! Tally Ho! Then sail across the English Channel in the Cambria racing yacht and join a volunteer rifle brigade in the French army at the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian War. Witness the destruction and horrors of war unleashed by the Prussian artillery bombardments as you continue your march to the front lines! After the battle, fall back to a more comfortable position and take in some picturesque Icelandic landscapes far removed from the political turmoil of Europe. To continue browsing this unique and fascinating collection, simply click on the link provided below the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

Keywords specific to this image: German, Soldier, Army, Catholic Nun