1873 Photolithographed Map Franco Prussian War Armies French German 1870 XEIA7

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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.

CONDITION

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

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