Collection Items

  • Map
    View of Harrisburg, Penn. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 788 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. illus. AACR2: 651/1; 710/1
    • Contributor: Williams, J. Thomas - E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1855
  • Map
    View of St. Augustine, East Florida. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies, 1 copy given to P&P 8/12/69
    • Contributor: Horton, John S.
    • Date: 1855
  • Map
    View of the city of Whitewater, Wis. Walworth-County 1855. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 1067 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. and index to points of interest. AACR2
    • Contributor: Norris, Wellge & Co. - Beck & Pauli
    • Date: 1855
  • Map
    San Francisco. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Méryon, Charles
    • Date: 1855
  • 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
    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
  • 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 - Hébert, 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