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.
Sarony & Major - Bainbridge, Henry - Casilear, George W.
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 ...
Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Hébert, John R. - Dempsey, Patrick E. (patrick Eugene)
The Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division holds panoramic maps done by Albert Ruger, Thaddeus Mortimer Fowler, Lucien R. Burleigh, Henry Wellge, and Oakley H. Bailey who were among the most prolific and successful panoramic map artists. Such well known print makers as Currier & Ives also made panoramic maps. Although this was not a leading panoramic mapmaking firm, this company's distinctive views ...