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, ...
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. AACR2: 651/1; 710/2
Cadastral survey wall map showing buildings, lot lines, and landowners' names. Relief shown by hachures. Originally issued as a wall map; wooden rods removed from top and bottom edges of sheet. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset "Sketch of creek & plank road from the corporation boundary to Chittenango Falls", ill. of "Cazenovia Seminary", and ...
1 print : lithograph, tinted ; 66 x 90.5 cm. (sheet) | Bird's-eye view of San Francisco, California, looking southeast across the Bay, with Yerba Buena Island on the far left; also showing camps and travelers in the foreground. Includes key to numbered locations.
Contributor:Sarony & Major - Bainbridge, Henry - Casilear, George W.
1 print : lithograph ; 63 x 82 cm (image with accompanying text) | Bird's-eye view of New York City and Brooklyn showing Battery Park and Governors Island in the foreground; prominent features numbered with key below image.
"Entered according to the Act of Congress in the year 1856, by Casimir Bohn, in the Clerks Office of the District Court, of the District of Columbia." Gift; Alan M. Voorhees; LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 953.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 95-37 Vault