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This is an original 1914 double-page, two-color print of the Völkerschlachtdenkmal, the Monument to the Battle of the Nations in Leipzig, Germany that commemorates Napoleon's defeat at the 1813 Battle of Leipzig, also known as the Battle of the Nations.
This 101+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Original portfolio crease. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso. This item will be shipped folded along the original center crease.
Period Paper is pleased to offer an exceptional collection of historic halftone and color prints from 1914. These images of famous places, architecture and cityscapes, monuments, and people provide a fascinating picture of pre-World War I Germany. Many of the images (including battleships, U-boats, Krupp factories and arms) also document the rise of German nationalism and the growing militarization of the German Empire in the years preceding the first global conflict. Sadly, many of these beautiful buildings and cities that survived the First World War were subsequently either damaged or destroyed during the Second World War.