• 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
    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
    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
  • 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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    Browse Maps by State - Panoramic Maps - Digital Collections Select states on the map to browse items.
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    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 ...
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    Topographical Survey of St. Louis Missouri - Panoramic Maps - Digital Collections Select a numbered tile to view a detailed panoramic map