• 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
  • Bird's eye view, Philadelphia

    Bird's eye view of Philadelphia between the Schuykill River, in the foreground, and the Delaware River in the background; vignettes of prominent buildings along top and bottom borders.

    • Contributor: H.J. Toudy & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1876
  • 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
  • Bird's eye view of New-York & Brooklyn

    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.

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1851
  • 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
  • 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
  • Oswego, N.Y.

    Bird's-eye view of Oswego, New York, showing the mouth of the Oswego River at Lake Ontario.

    • Contributor: Moody, David William - Bradley, Lewis - Smith Bros. & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1855
  • The city of greater New York

    Bird's-eye view of greater New York with Battery Park on the right and showing the boroughs of Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Richmond, with the Hudson River in the foreground; prominent features and locations are listed below image.

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1905
  • 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
  • Birds eye view of the city of Washington from the dome of the U.S. Capitol Looking west /

    Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. with vignettes of prominent government and cultural buildings, and monuments depicted along the sides and bottom of the image.

    • Contributor: A. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1860
  • 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, 1862, from Russian Hill

    Panoramic view, in five sections, of San Francisco, California looking from Russian Hill; prominent features numbered with key below image.

    • Contributor: Gifford, Charles
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1862
  • 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