1873 Photolithographed Map Metz Germany Battles Franco German Prussian War XEIA7

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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.

CONDITION

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

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