• New York,

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

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1873
  • Elmira, N.Y. : 1873 /

    Bird's-eye view. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy torn, soiled, missing edge sections, mounted on paper backing. Acquisitions control no. 99-48 PM3

    • Contributor: Bailey, H. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • La Crosse, Wis. 1873.

    LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 1037 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Ellsbury, Geo. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Norfolk & Portsmouth, Virginia 1873.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 958 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2

    • Contributor: Drie, C. N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Panorama of St. Paul, Minn.

    LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 408 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1

    • Contributor: Hageboeck, August
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Panorama of Minneapolis, Minn. /

    "Ent. according to act of Congress in the year 1873 by A. Hageboeck in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D.C." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 394 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Mounted on paper.

    • Contributor: Hageboeck, August
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Bird's eye view of the city of Denison, Texas, 1873 /

    Includes references and color illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stained throughout. "Sketched May 23rd 1873." Acquisition control no.: 98-29.

    • Contributor: Pearce, J. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • The city of Boston.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Shows points of interest. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 275 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Parsons & Atwater
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • 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
  • 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
  • New York,

    Bird's-eye view of New York with Battery Park in the foreground and the Brooklyn Bridge on the right.

    • Contributor: Schlegel, George
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1873
  • Bird's eye view of the city of Utica, Oneida County, New York 1873.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 643 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. and index to points of interest. AACR2

    • Contributor: Brosius, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • 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
  • Panorama of Moline, Ill. as seen from the island of Rock Island, Ill.

    LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 169 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2: 651/1

    • Contributor: Hageboeck, August
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • St. Louis

    Bird's-eye view of Saint Louis, Missouri as seen from above the Mississippi River.

    • Contributor: Degen, George
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1873