• Waukesha, Wis.

    1 print : lithograph, color ; 42 x 60.5 cm. (sheet) | Bird's-eye view of Waukesha, Wisconsin.

    • Contributor: Kurz, Louis
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1857
  • Panoramic view of Washington City from the new dome of the Capitol, looking east /

    1 print : lithograph, color ; 54.3 x 85.5 cm. (sheet) | 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
  • 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 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. map 66 x 91 cm.

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • 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
  • 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. col. map 115 x 207 cm. on 2 sheets 128 x 106 cm.

    • Contributor: Palmatary, J. T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Staunton, Va.

    1 print : lithograph, hand-colored ; 44.5 x 73.5 cm. (image with accompanying text) | 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