• Newport, R.I. : view from Fort Wolcott, Goat Island /

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; David Doret; August 2000. DLC Copy imperfect: Darkened, stained, mounted on cardboard backing. DLC 1 view : col. ; 28 x 86 cm.

    • Contributor: Newell, J. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Bird's eye view of Camp Chase near Columbus, Ohio.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Comp. H. 88 Rgt. O.V.I." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 318 LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 683.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. col. map 43 x 62 cm.

    • Contributor: Ruger, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Birds eye view of the city of Washington from the dome of the U.S. Capitol Looking west /

    1 print : lithograph ; 58.4 x 90 cm. (sheet) | Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. with vignettes of prominent government and cultural buildings, and monuments depicted along the sides and bottom of the image.

    • Contributor: A. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1860
  • View of Victoria, Vancouver Island.

    LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 1075 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Shows points of interest. col. view 21 x 87 cm.

    • Contributor: Tiedemann, H. O.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • 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
  • 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
  • [Chicago.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 147 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 12 x 19 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Vue de San-Francisco Vista de San-Francisco /

    1 print : lithograph, hand-colored ; 38.5 x 50 cm. (image with accompanying text) | View of San Francisco, with people on hill in foreground.

    • Contributor: Deroy, Isador Laurent
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1860