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Alsace-Lorraine was the "black stain" of France. The cession of the region to the German Empire in 1871 hurt French feelings deeply. The desire for revenge in France was widespread.

Details

  • Title: The Geography Lesson or "The Black Spot"
  • Creator: Albert Bettannier
  • Date Created: ca. 1887
  • Location Created: Paris, Frankreich
  • Physical Dimensions: 110,5 x 150,5 cm
  • Subject Keywords: Franco-Prussian War
  • Rights: Deutsches Historisches Museum
  • External Link: DHM collection database
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Inventory no.: Gm 98/39

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