Franz Ferdinand Signed Photograph
Archduke of Austria (1863-1914) whose assassination precipitated the start of World War I. Rare 5.25 x 8.5 Boudoir cabinet card photo of Franz Ferdinand in his military uniform, prominently signed in black ink and dated 1899. Published by Carl Pietzner of Vienna. In very good condition, with scuffing, soiling, and scratching (a vertical scratch passes through the left side of Ferdinand’s face). A highly sought-after icon of world history.
- Type: Signed Photo
- Year Created: 1899
- Year Acquired: 2021