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    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
    • Date: 1851
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    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
    • Date: 1868
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    Birds' eye view of New-Orleans

    Bird's-eye view of New Orleans, Louisiana with the Mississippi River in the foreground.

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1851
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    Los Angeles, Cal.

    Bird's-eye view of Los Angeles, California.

    • Date: 1888
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    The City of Chicago

    Bird's-eye view of Chicago, Illinois from above Lake Michigan; prominent features listed below image.

    • Contributor: Currier & Ives - Parsons & Atwater
    • Date: 1874
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    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
    • Date: 1885
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    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
    • Date: 1856
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    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
    • Date: 1874
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    The City of Washington birds-eye view from the Potomac-looking north

    Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. from above the Potomac River, looking north; prominent features listed below image.

    • Contributor: Currier & Ives - Parsons, Charles R. (charles Richard)
    • Date: 1880
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    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
    • Date: 1892
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    St. Louis

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

    • Contributor: Degen, George
    • Date: 1873
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    Vue de San-Francisco Vista de San-Francisco

    View of San Francisco, with people on hill in foreground.

    • Contributor: Deroy, Isador Laurent
    • Date: 1860
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    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.

    • Date: 1874
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    Ludlow, Vt. 1859 From south hill

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

    • Contributor: W. Endicott & Co.
    • Date: 1859
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    San Francisco. Bird's-eye view

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

    • Contributor: Gifford, Charles
    • Date: 1864
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    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
    • Date: 1862
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    Panoramic view of Milwaukee, Wis. Taken from City Hall tower

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

    • Date: 1898
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    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
    • Date: 1882
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    New York

    Bird's-eye view of New York City with Battery Park in the foreground.

    • Contributor: Heine, Wilhelm - Kummer, Julius Hermann
    • Date: 1851
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    Our city, (St. Louis, Mo.)

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

    • Contributor: A. Janicke & Co.
    • Date: 1859
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    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.

    • Contributor: Krebs, Otto
    • Date: 1874
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    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
    • Date: 1871
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    Shasta, Shasta County, Cal.

    Bird's-eye view of Shasta, California.

    • Contributor: Kuchel & Dresel - Britton & Rey
    • Date: 1856
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    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
    • Date: 1861
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    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
    • Date: 185?