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  • Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation /

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 111.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In left lower margin: A.B. Graham Co., Wash., D.C. LC copy 1 brittle and torn along fold lines. LC copy 2 halved and mounted on cloth backing. 2 copies DCP ...

    • Contributor: Olsen, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1921
  • Aero view of Ansonia, Connecticut 1921.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Includes illus., directory, and distance diagram. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 77 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Hughes & Bailey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1921
  • Middletown, N.Y.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 588 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. and distance chart. Vault AACR2: 110; 651/1

    • Contributor: Hughes & Fowler
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1921
  • 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