• Sacramento city, Ca. from the foot of J. Street, showing I., J., & K. Sts. with the Sierra Nevada in the distance /

    Sacramento city, Ca. from the foot of J. Street, showing I., ...

    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
  • City of St. Paul, capital of Minnesota /

    City of St. Paul, capital of Minnesota /

    Panorama. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1853, by Thompson Ritchie, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Penna." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 406.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Ritchie, Thompson
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Chicago.

    Chicago.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 146 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along edges. AACR2: 651/1; 710/2

    • Contributor: Palmatary, J. T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Bird's eye view of Philadelphia.

    Bird's eye view of Philadelphia.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 827 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 710/2

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Our city, (St. Louis, Mo.)

    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
  • Hamilton, C.W.

    Hamilton, C.W.

    Bird's-eye view of Hamilton, Ontario in 1859, showing harbor in the distance; with key identifying prominent buildings.

    • Contributor: Endicott & Co. (New York, N.Y.) - Rice, G. S.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1859
  • Staunton, Va.

    Staunton, Va.

    Bird's-eye view of Staunton, Virginia showing a railroad station and the "American Hotel" in the foreground.

    • Contributor: Rau, Woldemar - Beyer, Edward
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1857
  • Oshkosh, Wis. From H.L. Cottrill's Block /

    Oshkosh, Wis. From H.L. Cottrill's Block /

    Bird's-eye view of Oshkosh, Wisconsin showing streets with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrian traffic.

    • Contributor: Kurz, Louis
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 185?
  • About this Collection --                        Panoramic Maps

    About this Collection -- Panoramic Maps

    The panoramic map was a popular cartographic form used to depict U.S. and Canadian cities and towns during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Known also as bird's-eye views, perspective maps, and aero views, panoramic maps are nonphotographic representations of cities portrayed as if viewed from above at an oblique angle. Although not generally drawn to scale, they show street patterns, individual buildings, ...

    • Date: 1847
  • Bird's eye view of New-York & Brooklyn

    Bird's eye view of New-York & Brooklyn

    Bird's-eye view of New York City and Brooklyn showing Battery Park and Governors Island in the foreground; prominent features numbered with key below image.

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1851
  • Ludlow, Vt. 1859 From south hill /

    Ludlow, Vt. 1859 From south hill /

    Bird's-eye view of Ludlow, Vermont showing railroad in foreground on the left.

    • Contributor: W. Endicott & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1859
  • View of Sacramento City as it appeared during the great inundation in January 1850 /

    View of Sacramento City as it appeared during the great inund...

    Sacramento, California during the flood of January 1850.

    • Contributor: Sarony, Napoleon - Bainbridge, Henry - Casilear, George W.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1850
  • View of Harrisburg, Penn.

    View of Harrisburg, Penn.

    Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 788 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. illus. AACR2: 651/1; 710/1

    • Contributor: Williams, J. Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee, Wisconsin with Lake Michigan in the background.

    • Contributor: Moody, David William
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1854
  • Oregon City.

    Oregon City.

    LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.) 718 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Richardson, James H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • View of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville & Monticello, taken from Lewis Mountain /

    View of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville & Montice...

    "Entered according to the Act of Congress in the year 1856, by Casimir Bohn, in the Clerks Office of the District Court, of the District of Columbia." Gift; Alan M. Voorhees; LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 953.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 95-37 Vault

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Shasta, Shasta County, Cal.

    Shasta, Shasta County, Cal.

    Bird's-eye view of Shasta, California.

    • Contributor: Kuchel & Dresel - Britton & Rey
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1856
  • View of York, Pa.

    View of York, Pa.

    LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 876.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. illus. AACR2: 651/1; 710/1

    • Contributor: Williams, J. Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Panoramic view of Washington City from the new dome of the Capitol, looking east /

    Panoramic view of Washington City from the new dome of the Ca...

    Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. looking east with the U.S. Capitol in the foreground.

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1857
  • View of San Francisco, Taken from the Western Hill at the foot of Telegraph Hill, looking toward Ringon Point and Mission Valley /

    View of San Francisco, Taken from the Western Hill at the foo...

    Bird's-eye view of San Francisco, California, looking southeast across the Bay, with Yerba Buena Island on the far left; also showing camps and travelers in the foreground. Includes key to numbered locations.

    • Contributor: Sarony & Major - Bainbridge, Henry - Casilear, George W.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1851
  • Birds' eye view of New-Orleans

    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
  • View of St. Augustine, East Florida.

    View of St. Augustine, East Florida.

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies, 1 copy given to P&P 8/12/69

    • Contributor: Horton, John S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Map of Cazenovia, Madison Co., N.Y. /

    Map of Cazenovia, Madison Co., N.Y. /

    Cadastral survey wall map showing buildings, lot lines, and landowners' names. Relief shown by hachures. Originally issued as a wall map; wooden rods removed from top and bottom edges of sheet. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset "Sketch of creek & plank road from the corporation boundary to Chittenango Falls", ill. of "Cazenovia Seminary", and ...

    • Contributor: Hart, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • New York

    New York

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

    • Contributor: Heine, Wilhelm - Kummer, Julius Hermann
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1851
  • View of Georgetown D.C.

    View of Georgetown D.C.

    View of Georgetown, D.C. looking west with the Potomac River on the left.

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1855
  • Panoramic view of Washington City from the new dome of the Capitol, looking west /

    Panoramic view of Washington City from the new dome of the Ca...

    Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. looking west with the U.S. Capitol in the foreground.

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1856
  • Oswego, N.Y.

    Oswego, N.Y.

    Bird's-eye view of Oswego, New York, showing the mouth of the Oswego River at Lake Ontario.

    • Contributor: Moody, David William - Bradley, Lewis - Smith Bros. & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1855
  • View of Washington

    View of Washington

    Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. looking west with the U.S. Capitol in the foreground.

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1852
  • San Francisco.

    San Francisco.

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Méryon, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • City of New York

    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
  • Waukesha, Wis.

    Waukesha, Wis.

    Bird's-eye view of Waukesha, Wisconsin.

    • Contributor: Kurz, Louis
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1857
  • Panoramic Artists and Publishers --                        Panoramic Maps

    Panoramic Artists and Publishers -- Pa...

    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