• Birds eye view of Philadelphia and vicinity showing location of the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 827.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Panoramic Artists and Publishers -- Panoramic Maps

    The Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division holds panoramic maps done by Albert Ruger, Thaddeus Mortimer Fowler, Lucien R. Burleigh, Henry Wellge, and Oakley H. Bailey who were among the most prolific and successful panoramic map artists. Such well known print makers as Currier & Ives also made panoramic maps. Although this was not a leading panoramic mapmaking firm, this company's distinctive views ...

    • Date: 1829
  • Bird's-eye view of the city of Philadelphia --its streets, avenues, and public buildings--and of the Centennial buildings in Fairmount Park.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Supplement to Frank Leslie's Illustrated newspaper, no. 1059." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 829 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2

    • Contributor: Leslie, Frank
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Bird's eye view of the city of Allentown, Pa. /

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC copy imperfect: Lacks part of indexes and lower right corner of map. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 728.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2

    • Contributor: Bailey, O. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Grand bird's-eye view of the Centennial Exhibition grounds and the surrounding country : showing the exact location of every building connected with the great international exposition, drawn in crayon from official topographic ...

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Folded title: Bird's eye view of the Centennial grounds and map of Philadelphia from the Daily Graphic of May 4th and 9th. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed. "A comprehensive distance map of the city of Philadelphia" and advertisement on verso. AACR2

    • Contributor: Graphic Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Panoramic Mapping -- Panoramic Maps

    The tradition of perspective mapping flowered in Europe in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Mathias Merian, George Braun, Franz Hogenberg, and others produced perspective maps of European cities. These early European town plans, most often portraying major political or marketing centers, were small in size and were generally incorporated in atlases or geographical books. The perspective was usually at a low oblique ...

    • Date: 1872
  • Bird's eye view of the city of Corry, Erie County, Pennsylvania 1870.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Looking south west." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.) 758 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 710/1; 710/2

    • Contributor: Ruger, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Bird's eye view of the city of Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 1870.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.) 772 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 710/1; 710/2

    • Contributor: Ruger, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Pittsburgh, Allegheny & Birmingham

    Bird's-eye view of Pittsburgh at the confluence of the Monongahela, in the foreground, and the Allegheny Rivers; Birmingham is in the right foreground and Allegheny is in the distance on the left.

    • Contributor: Krebs, Otto
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1871
  • Bethlehem and South Bethlehem, Pa. Looking north east /

    Bird's-eye view of Bethlehem and South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, looking northeast along the Lehigh River.

    • Contributor: Rudd, G. A.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1877
  • Bird's eye view of Philadelphia.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Supplement to Harper's weekly, June 15, 1872." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 828 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Davis, Theodore R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • York, Pa.

    LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 877 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. AACR2: 651/1; 710/2

    • Contributor: Kern, Davoust
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Bird's eye view, Philadelphia

    Bird's eye view of Philadelphia between the Schuykill River, in the foreground, and the Delaware River in the background; vignettes of prominent buildings along top and bottom borders.

    • Contributor: H.J. Toudy & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1876
  • Birds eye view of the city of Titusville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania 1871.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Looking north east." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 860 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 710/1

    • Contributor: Ruger, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • The Centennial--balloon view of the grounds : [Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia, 1876] /

    Bird's-eye view of fairgrounds. Oriented with north toward the lower left. In upper margin: Supplement to Harper's weekly, September 30, 1876. Originally catalogued in book collection under LC classification: T825.A2G8. Title panel on verso of cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy somewhat soiled esp. in margins, worn along fold lines, missing 2nd part ...

    • Contributor: Harper & Brothers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • View of Pittsburgh & Allegheny

    Bird's-eye view of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers; Birmingham, Pennsylvania is in the right foreground and Allegheny is in the distance on the left.

    • Contributor: Krebs, Otto
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1874