• 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
  • Adrian, Michigan 1866.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 332 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. col. map 56 x 86 cm.

    • Contributor: Ruger, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Birds eye view of the city of Hillsdale, Hillsdale Co., Mich. 1866.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 351 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. col. map 50 x 72 cm.

    • Contributor: Ruger, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Birds eye view of the city of Lansing, Michigan 1866.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 359 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. col. map 50 x 71 cm.

    • Contributor: Ruger, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • South Bend, Indiana 1866.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 202 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 54 x 72 cm.

    • Contributor: Ruger, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • 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
  • Monroe, Monroe Co., Michigan 1866.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 362 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. col. map 49 x 71 cm.

    • Contributor: Ruger, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866