Collection Items

  • Map
    Oregon City. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.) 718 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Richardson, James H.
    • Date: 1850
  • 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
    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
    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
  • 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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  • Article
    Browse Maps by State - Panoramic Maps - Digital Collections Select states on the map to browse items.
  • Article
    Panoramic Artists and Publishers - Panoramic Maps - Digital Collections 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...
  • Article
    Topographical Survey of St. Louis Missouri - Panoramic Maps - Digital Collections Select a numbered tile to view a detailed panoramic map