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  • The city of St. Louis

    Bird's-eye view of St. Louis, Missouri, as seen from above the Mississippi River; prominent features identified below the image.

    • Contributor: Currier & Ives - Parsons & Atwater
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1874
  • City of New York

    Bird's-eye view of New York City with Battery Park in the foreground and Brooklyn Heights in the lower right corner.

    • Contributor: N. Currier (Firm) - Parsons, Charles
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1856
  • The city of New Orleans, and the Mississippi River Lake Pontchartrain in distance.

    Bird's-eye view of New Orleans with the Mississippi River in the foreground; prominent building and place names are listed below the image.

    • Contributor: Currier & Ives
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1885
  • New York,

    Bird's-eye view of New York with Battery Park in the foreground and the Brooklyn Bridge on the right.

    • Contributor: Schlegel, George
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1873
  • Map showing proposed waterfront improvements, terminals & railroad installations : at South Brooklyn, Gowanus Bay, and Erie Basin, borough of Brooklyn /

    "February 1911." Oriented with north toward the lower left. "Reproduced from report issued by New York Dock Department." Removed from textual publication. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in lead pencil on verso: Microfilm 95/6001 MicRR.

    • Contributor: New York (N.Y.). Department of Docks and Ferries - Tomkins, Calvin - New York (N.Y.). Department of Docks
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1911
  • Head of navigation of the Potomac River /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy originally printed on separate sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, thirded, mounted on cloth backing, accompanied by negative photocopy, and annotated in pencil: From negative transferred from War Department. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Abert, S. T. (Silvanus Thayer) - Graham, Campbell - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • Map of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the mansion house, grave yard & buildings belonging to Mr. Notley Young : original proprietor of that part of the ...

    Shows block numbers, buildings by type of occupancy, fences, and street names. Covers area along Potomac River waterfront between E and L streets S.W. Drawn by Nicholas King. Black and brown inks, watercolors, with additions in lead pencil. Watermarks: HR, GR (with coat-of-arms under crown). Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Accompanied by fact sheet dated 2/76. 1 sheet : ms. ; 73 x 61 ...

    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • Proposed improvement of James Creek Canal /

    Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by soundings and contours. Base map title: Washington and Georgetown harbors, District of Columbia : 1882 / issued July 1882 J.E. Hilgard, superintendent. Title and James Creek Canal information shown in red overprint. Author's name handwritten in ink. Includes notes, tide table, and USC&GS insigne. "Eng50 2." LC copy stained. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover) - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map of property purchased from the United States by Wm. T. Dove, Esq., south half of square no. 3 in the city of Washington : colored red, also the origl. boundary of ...

    "6th November 1854." Partial cadastral map showing block and lot numbers, lot boundaries, and dimensions. Covers southeastern Georgetown and Foggy Bottom waterfront areas. At head of title: (Copy). India ink, col. ink, and watercolor. Stained and halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1382 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - Dove, Wm. T. (William T.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Junction of Potomac and Anacostia rivers /

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title handwritten on original map. On original map in handwriting: Reduced by F. Fairfax 1854. Includes notes. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy and annotated in pencil: Coast Survey. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Fairfax, F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Potomac River at Washington, D.C., map showing progress of work : June 30, 1890 /

    Shows dredged and reclaimed Potomac park areas. Depths shown by soundings and contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Our city, (St. Louis, Mo.)

    Bird's-eye view of Saint Louis, Missouri as seen from above the Mississippi River.

    • Contributor: A. Janicke & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1859
  • Plan of wharfing : [Anacostia River waterfront, Washington D.C.] /

    Cadastral map showing lot lines and numbers, dimensions, and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, South Capitol St., and O and S Sts. S.E. Title appears twice in pencil in 2 different hands. India ink and pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1167 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1817
  • Land south of squares 1131 etc. : [S.E. Washington D.C.] /

    Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, Barney Circle, and H. St. S.E. "Bulkhead and wharf lines are those approved by the Acting Sec. of War on July 1, 1904." Also shows block numbers and dimensions. Blueprint. Includes text. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Richards, Wm. P. (William P.) - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1907
  • New York,

    Bird's-eye view of New York with Battery Park in the foreground and ships in the harbor.

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1873
  • Hydrographic map of the Potomac River from Aqueduct Bridge, Georgetown, to Long Bridge, Washington, D.C. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and extensively annotated in red ink to show estuarine contours. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Craighill, Wm. P. (William Price) - Weyss, J. E. - Thompson, G. (Gilbert) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Craighill, Wm. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • [Manuscript sketch of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch bounding the city of Washington].

    Shows waterfront, wharves, and bridges. Depths shown by soundings. Title from Phillips's Descriptive list of maps and views of Washington. On verso in ink: Handed to the Surveyor by Mr. J.P. Ingle for safe keeping, Nov. 29, 1830. Ink and wash. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Text in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Ingle, John P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • Potomac River at Washington D.C., plan showing how reclaimed area may be utilized /

    Shows dredged and reclaimed areas with proposed roads and plantings for the Potomac parks. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text, 3 cross-sections, statistical table, and ill. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Washington Board of Trade
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Plat of part of the estate of the late William East, deceased : in squares nos. 10, 11, 12, s. of 12, 62 & 63, with the wharfs fronting along said property ...

    Cadastral map showing block and lot numbers, lot boundaries, dimensions, and buildings. "4th August 1856, Washington D.C." Covers area bounded by 26th St. N.W., F St. N.W., and Potomac River. Oriented with north to the right. Photocopy of ms. map. "From negative loaned by Mr. W. Hayward of National Capital Parks." Includes inset. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - East, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Birds' eye view of New-Orleans

    Bird's-eye view of New Orleans, Louisiana with the Mississippi River in the foreground.

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1851
  • New York

    Bird's-eye view of New York showing the waterfront, Brooklyn Bridge, with Battery Park and Governors Island in the foreground.

    • Contributor: Schlegel, George - Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1874
  • [Map showing reclamation of Potomac River estuary at Washington D.C. to form harbor and the Potomac parks].

    Depths shown by soundings and contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Sacramento city, Ca. from the foot of J. Street, showing I., J., & K. Sts. with the Sierra Nevada in the distance /

    Prominent buildings identified by letter with key below image. Copyright by A. Brainerd. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 31.2 Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of Congress ; historical commentary by Alan Brinkley. New York ...

    • Contributor: Parsons, Charles - Cooper, George Victor
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1850
  • Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River : surveyed by order of the Sec. of War for the Corporation of Georgetown D.C. with a view to the improvement of ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Burgess, R. W. - Woodruff, I. C. - Callahan, Denis - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - United States. Congress Senate
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Plan of Foundry site : [Washington D.C.] /

    Shows foundry buildings and "Depot for guns." Also covers part of Potomac River waterfront and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Relief shown by hachures. From the Taggart Estate papers. Accompanied by ill.: Plan & elevations of Foundry. 1 sheet ; 54 x 66 cm. LC copy soiled and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Starbuck, C. C. - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • San Francisco. Bird's-eye view

    Bird's-eye view of San Francisco, California from above the bay looking west.

    • Contributor: Gifford, Charles
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of part of the Potomac River, from the head of tide water to Alexandria : with its lateral canals, soundings, and topography /

    Relief shown by hachures. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Includes "Profile of the Alexandria Canal" and distance list. LC copy annotated in pencil: From a manuscript in the Office of the Chief of Engineers. LC copy originally printed on 6 sheets, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835