Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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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    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
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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.
    • Date: 1859
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    New York Bird's-eye view of New York City with Battery Park in the foreground.
    • Contributor: Heine, Wilhelm - Kummer, Julius Hermann
    • Date: 1851
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Shasta, Shasta County, Cal. Bird's-eye view of Shasta, California.
    • Contributor: Kuchel & Dresel - Britton & Rey
    • Date: 1856
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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?
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Waukesha, Wis. Bird's-eye view of Waukesha, Wisconsin.
    • Contributor: Kurz, Louis
    • Date: 1857
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee, Wisconsin with Lake Michigan in the background.
    • Contributor: Moody, David William
    • Date: 1854
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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.
    • Date: 1855
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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
    • Date: 1850
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Staunton, Va. Bird's-eye view of Staunton, Virginia showing a railroad station and the "American Hotel" in the foreground.
    • Contributor: Rau, Woldemar - Beyer, Edward
    • Date: 1857
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Panoramic view of Washington City from the new dome of the Capitol, looking east Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. looking east with the U.S. Capitol in the foreground.
    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1857
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    View of Georgetown D.C. View of Georgetown, D.C. looking west with the Potomac River on the left.
    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1855
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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.
    • Date: 1852
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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.
    • Date: 1856
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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.
    • Date: 1851
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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.
    • Date: 1850