• View of San Francisco, Taken from the Western Hill at the foot of Telegraph Hill, looking toward Ringon Point and Mission Valley /

    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.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1851
  • Paterson, N.J.

    Bird's-eye view of Paterson, New Jersey showing railroad in the foreground; vignettes of prominent buildings and natural landmarks form the top and bottom borders.

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1880
  • The City of Washington Birds-Eye view from the Potomac-looking North.

    Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. looking north from the Potomac River with the Washington Monument in the foreground; prominent building and place names are listed below the image.

    • Contributor: Currier & Ives
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1892
  • City of New Brunswick, New Jersey

    Bird's-eye view of New Brunswick, New Jersey showing Raritan River the foreground; vignettes of prominent buildings, such as Rutgers College, form the top and bottom borders.

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1880
  • Panoramic view of Milwaukee, Wis. Taken from City Hall tower /

    Panoramic view of Milwaukee, Wisconsin with prominent streets and buildings identified.

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1898
  • Oshkosh, Wis. From H.L. Cottrill's Block /

    Bird's-eye view of Oshkosh, Wisconsin showing streets with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrian traffic.

    • Contributor: Kurz, Louis
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 185?
  • Sacramento city, Ca. from the foot of J. Street, showing I., J., & K. Sts. with the Sierra Nevada in the distance /

    Prominent buildings identified by letter with key below image. Copyright by A. Brainerd. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 31.2 Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of Congress ; historical commentary by Alan Brinkley. New York ...

    • Contributor: Parsons, Charles - Cooper, George Victor
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1850
  • Pittsburgh, Allegheny & Birmingham

    Bird's-eye view of Pittsburgh at the confluence of the Monongahela, in the foreground, and the Allegheny Rivers; Birmingham is in the right foreground and Allegheny is in the distance on the left.

    • Contributor: Krebs, Otto
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1871
  • The city of New Orleans, and the Mississippi River Lake Pontchartrain in distance.

    Bird's-eye view of New Orleans with the Mississippi River in the foreground; prominent building and place names are listed below the image.

    • Contributor: Currier & Ives
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1885
  • 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
  • City of New York

    Bird's-eye view of New York City with Battery Park in the foreground and Brooklyn Heights in the lower right corner.

    • Contributor: N. Currier (Firm) - Parsons, Charles
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1856
  • Bird's eye view of Philadelphia

    Bird's-eye view of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with the Schuykill River in the foreground.

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John - P.S. Duval & Son
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1868
  • Panoramic view of Washington City from the new dome of the Capitol, looking west /

    Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. looking west with the U.S. Capitol in the foreground.

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1856
  • Our city, (St. Louis, Mo.)

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

    • Contributor: A. Janicke & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1859
  • 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
  • View of Washington

    Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. looking west with the U.S. Capitol in the foreground.

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1852
  • San Francisco. Bird's-eye view

    Bird's-eye view of San Francisco, California from above the bay looking west.

    • Contributor: Gifford, Charles
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1864
  • View of Georgetown D.C.

    View of Georgetown, D.C. looking west with the Potomac River on the left.

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1855
  • Willimantic, Conn., 1882 From Blake Mountain /

    Bird's-eye view of Willimantic, Connecticut; vignettes of prominent commercial, religious, and residential buildings along top and bottom borders.

    • Contributor: Porter, Wils
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1882
  • Virginia City, Nevada Territory, 1861

    Bird's-eye view of Virginia City from the "Gould & Curry" claim, with 30 individual views of commercial buildings and residences forming the border.

    • Contributor: Kuchel, Charles Conrad - Brown, Grafton Tyler - Kurz & Allison
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1861
  • Ludlow, Vt. 1859 From south hill /

    Bird's-eye view of Ludlow, Vermont showing railroad in foreground on the left.

    • Contributor: W. Endicott & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1859
  • Minneapolis, Minn.

    Bird's-eye view of Minneapolis, Minnesota, seen from the west, with prominent features identified below image. The roof of Macalester College dominates the foreground. The original Hennepin Avenue bridge spans the Mississippi River.

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1874
  • The city of St. Louis

    Bird's-eye view of St. Louis, Missouri, as seen from above the Mississippi River; prominent features identified below the image.

    • Contributor: Currier & Ives - Parsons & Atwater
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1874
  • View of Sacramento City as it appeared during the great inundation in January 1850 /

    Sacramento, California during the flood of January 1850.

    • Contributor: Sarony, Napoleon - Bainbridge, Henry - Casilear, George W.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1850
  • Hamilton, C.W.

    Bird's-eye view of Hamilton, Ontario in 1859, showing harbor in the distance; with key identifying prominent buildings.

    • Contributor: Endicott & Co. (New York, N.Y.) - Rice, G. S.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1859