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

    View of San Francisco, Taken from the Western Hill at the foo...

    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
  • Vue de San-Francisco Vista de San-Francisco /

    Vue de San-Francisco Vista de San-Francisco /

    View of San Francisco, with people on hill in foreground. From series: Ports de mer d'Amerique, no. 64. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. No ...

    • Contributor: Deroy, Isador Laurent
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1860
  • The city of St. Louis

    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. Copyright by Currier & Ives. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • 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 /

    View of Sacramento City as it appeared during the great inund...

    Sacramento, California during the flood of January 1850. Copyright by Casilear & Bainbridge. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. No known restrictions on publication. LC ...

    • Contributor: Sarony, Napoleon - Bainbridge, Henry - Casilear, George W.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1850
  • San Francisco. Bird's-eye view

    San Francisco. Bird's-eye view

    Copyright by Robinson & Snow, San Francisco. Bird's-eye view of San Francisco, California from above the bay looking west. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Gifford, Charles B.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1864
  • Bird's eye view of Philadelphia

    Bird's eye view of Philadelphia

    Bird's-eye view of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with the Schuykill River in the foreground. Copyright by John Weik. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Panoramic maps ...

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John - P.S. Duval & Son
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1868
  • Birds eye view of the city of Washington from the dome of the U.S. Capitol Looking west /

    Birds eye view of the city of Washington from the dome of the...

    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. Copyright by A. Sachse & Co., Baltimore, Md. ...

    • Contributor: A. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1860
  • The City of Chicago

    The City of Chicago

    Bird's-eye view of Chicago, Illinois from above Lake Michigan; prominent features listed below image. Copyright by Currier & Ives, New York. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Currier & Ives - Parsons & Atwater
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1874
  • View of Baltimore City, Md., from the North

    View of Baltimore City, Md., from the North

    Bird's-eye view of Baltimore, Maryland from the north, showing the Washington Monument in foreground. No known restrictions on publication. Title from item. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 ...

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1862
  • Our city, (St. Louis, Mo.)

    Our city, (St. Louis, Mo.)

    Bird's-eye view of Saint Louis, Missouri as seen from above the Mississippi River. Copyright by Hagen & Pfau, Missouri. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: A. Janicke & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1859
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee, Wisconsin with Lake Michigan in the background. Printed in chromo by Endicott & Co., N.Y. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Moody, David William
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1854
  • Panoramic view of Washington City from the new dome of the Capitol, looking west /

    Panoramic view of Washington City from the new dome of the Ca...

    Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. looking west with the U.S. Capitol in the foreground. Copyright by E. Sachse & Co. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1856
  • View of Pottsville Taken from Sharp Mountain & respectfully dedicated to the enterprising citizens of the Coal Region by J.R. Smith /

    View of Pottsville Taken from Sharp Mountain & respectfully d...

    Bird's-eye view of Pottsville, Pennsylvania, with remarque showing entrance to coal mine. B&w copy submitted for copyright by J.R. Smith Senr. Feb. 2, 1833, no. 403. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Smith, John Rubens - Smith, John Rowson
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1833
  • Paterson, N.J.

    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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1880
  • Bird's eye view, Philadelphia

    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. Copyright by John P. ...

    • Contributor: H.J. Toudy & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1876
  • The City of Washington Birds-Eye view from the Potomac-looking North.

    The City of Washington Birds-Eye view from the Potomac-lookin...

    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. Same image, except for ...

    • Contributor: Currier & Ives
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1892
  • Staunton, Va.

    Staunton, Va.

    Bird's-eye view of Staunton, Virginia showing a railroad station and the "American Hotel" in the foreground. Copyright by Ed. Beyer. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Rau, Woldemar - Beyer, Edward
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1857
  • View of Washington

    View of Washington

    Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. looking west with the U.S. Capitol in the foreground. Copyright by E. Sachse & Co. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1852
  • Shasta, Shasta County, Cal.

    Shasta, Shasta County, Cal.

    Bird's-eye view of Shasta, California. Copyright by A. Roman, California. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 48.2 No known restrictions ...

    • Contributor: Kuchel & Dresel - Britton & Rey
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1856
  • Oshkosh, Wis. From H.L. Cottrill's Block /

    Oshkosh, Wis. From H.L. Cottrill's Block /

    Bird's-eye view of Oshkosh, Wisconsin showing streets with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrian traffic. Caption: Copyright secured according to law. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Kurz, Louis
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1850
  • Virginia City, Nevada Territory, 1861

    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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Kuchel, Charles Conrad - Brown, Grafton Tyler
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1861
  • View of Pittsburgh & Allegheny

    View of Pittsburgh & Allegheny

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

    • Contributor: Krebs, Otto
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1874
  • Willimantic, Conn., 1882 From Blake Mountain /

    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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC ...

    • Contributor: Porter, Wils
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1882
  • The city of Baltimore City, Md. in 1880 View from Washington Monument looking south /

    The city of Baltimore City, Md. in 1880 View from Washington ...

    Bird's-eye view of Baltimore, Maryland looking south from the Washington Monument. Prämie des Baltimore Wecker zum 30 Jahrgang. Copyright by A. Sachse & Co., Baltimore, MD. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: A. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1880
  • San Francisco, 1862, from Russian Hill

    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. Copyright by A. Rosenfield, San Francisco. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Gifford, Charles B.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1862
  • New York,

    New York,

    Bird's-eye view of New York with Battery Park in the foreground and the Brooklyn Bridge on the right. Copyright by Geo. Degen 1873 (on date 4 handwritten over printed 3). Available also ...

    • Contributor: Schlegel, George
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1873
  • City of Newark, N.J.

    City of Newark, N.J.

    Bird's eye view of Newark, New Jersey with the Passaic River in the foreground; prominent features listed below image. Copyright by C.R. Parsons, New York. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Parsons & Atwater
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1874
  • Sacramento city, Ca. from the foot of J. Street, showing I., J., & K. Sts. with the Sierra Nevada in the distance /

    Sacramento city, Ca. from the foot of J. Street, showing I., ...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Parsons, Charles - Cooper, George Victor
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1850
  • Birds' eye view of New-Orleans

    Birds' eye view of New-Orleans

    Bird's-eye view of New Orleans, Louisiana with the Mississippi River in the foreground. Copyright by A. Guerber & Co., New York. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1851
  • Minneapolis, Minn.

    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
  • New York

    New York

    Bird's-eye view of New York City with Battery Park in the foreground. Copyright by W. Schaus. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Panoramic maps ...

    • Contributor: Heine, Wilhelm - Kummer, Julius Hermann
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1851
  • The city of greater New York

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1905
  • Bird's eye view of New-York & Brooklyn

    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. Copyright by A. Guerber & Co., N. York. ...

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1851
  • New York,

    New York,

    Bird's-eye view of New York with Battery Park in the foreground and ships in the harbor. No known restrictions on publication. Title from item. Copyright 1873, by Geo. Degen. Available also through ...

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

    Oswego, N.Y.

    Bird's-eye view of Oswego, New York, showing the mouth of the Oswego River at Lake Ontario. No known restrictions on publication. Title from item. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Moody, David William - Bradley, Lewis - Smith Bros. & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1855
  • The city of New Orleans, and the Mississippi River Lake Pontchartrain in distance.

    The city of New Orleans, and the Mississippi River Lake Pontc...

    Bird's-eye view of New Orleans with the Mississippi River in the foreground; prominent building and place names are listed below the image. Copyright by Currier & Ives, N.Y. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Currier & Ives
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1885
  • Panoramic view of Milwaukee, Wis. Taken from City Hall tower /

    Panoramic view of Milwaukee, Wis. Taken from City Hall tower /

    Panoramic view of Milwaukee, Wisconsin with prominent streets and buildings identified. Copyright by The Gugler Lithographic Co., Milwaukee, Wis. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1898
  • Bethlehem and South Bethlehem, Pa. Looking north east /

    Bethlehem and South Bethlehem, Pa. Looking north east /

    Bird's-eye view of Bethlehem and South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, looking northeast along the Lehigh River. Copyright by Schwartz & Weaver, all rights reserved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Rudd, G. A.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1877
  • Ludlow, Vt. 1859 From south hill /

    Ludlow, Vt. 1859 From south hill /

    Bird's-eye view of Ludlow, Vermont showing railroad in foreground on the left. Caption: To the citizens of Ludlow this picture is most respectfully dedicated by the Publisher H.P. Moore Concord, N.H. Available ...

    • Contributor: W. Endicott & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1859
  • City of New York

    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. Copyright by N. Currier, New York. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: N. Currier (Firm) - Parsons, Charles
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1856
  • View of Georgetown D.C.

    View of Georgetown D.C.

    View of Georgetown, D.C. looking west with the Potomac River on the left. Copyright by E. Sachse & Co. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1855
  • City of New Brunswick, New Jersey

    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. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1880
  • Waukesha, Wis.

    Waukesha, Wis.

    Bird's-eye view of Waukesha, Wisconsin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 1063.1 No known restrictions on publication. 1 print : ...

    • Contributor: Kurz, Louis
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1857
  • St. Louis

    St. Louis

    Bird's-eye view of Saint Louis, Missouri as seen from above the Mississippi River. Copyright by Geo. Degen. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Panoramic ...

    • Contributor: Degen, George
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1873
  • Panoramic view of Washington City from the new dome of the Capitol, looking east /

    Panoramic view of Washington City from the new dome of the Ca...

    Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. looking east with the U.S. Capitol in the foreground. Copyright by E. Sachse & Co. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1857
  • Los Angeles, Cal.

    Los Angeles, Cal.

    Bird's-eye view of Los Angeles, California. Copyright by A.J. Hatch & Co., San Francisco. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. No known restrictions on publication. ...

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1888
  • New York From Bergen Hill, Hoboken /

    New York From Bergen Hill, Hoboken /

    Bird's-eye view of New York City, New York, showing Battery Park on the right and Central Park on the left; also visible are the foundations for the Brooklyn Bridge. Published as "Extra ...

    • Contributor: Loudan, Robert - Sulman, T.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1876
  • Pittsburgh, Allegheny & Birmingham

    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
  • New York

    New York

    Bird's-eye view of New York showing the waterfront, Brooklyn Bridge, with Battery Park and Governors Island in the foreground. Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1874 by John Bachmann ...

    • Contributor: Schlegel, George - Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1874