Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Los Angeles, Cal. Bird's-eye view of Los Angeles, California.
    • Date: 1888
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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.
    • Date: 1880
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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.
    • Date: 1880
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The city of Baltimore City, Md. in 1880 View from Washington Monument looking south Bird's-eye view of Baltimore, Maryland looking south from the Washington Monument.
    • Contributor: A. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1880
  • Collection
    Panoramic Maps 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 buildings, ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - H├ębert, John R. - Dempsey, Patrick E. (Patrick Eugene)
    • Date: 1997

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