Collection Items

  • Map
    Fortress Monroe, Old Point Comfort, and Hygeia Hotel, Va. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by E. Sachse & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of Maryland." Low angle view. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 547.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 33-84
    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co. - Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Parkersburg. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 1004 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Town of Phillippi, Barbour County, West Virginia. 1861. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 1008 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: Pool, M. D.
    • Date: 1861
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Virginia City, Nevada Territory, 1861 Bird's-eye view of Virginia City from the "Gould & Curry" claim, with 30 individual views of commercial buildings and residences forming the border.
    • Contributor: Kuchel, Charles Conrad - Brown, Grafton Tyler
    • Date: 1861
  • 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