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  • Map
    Birds eye view of Alexandria, Va. "Ent. according to Act of Congress A.D. 1863 by Chas. Magnus in the Clerk's Office of the Southern District of New York." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 950.4 LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 522.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. DCP Vault Phillips. Washington, 7 Reduced photocopy cataloged separately: G3884.A3A3 1863...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    View of Fredericksburg, Va. Nov. 1862. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 956 LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 554 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Richmond, Va. and its vicinity. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 961.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2: 651/1; 700/1
    • Contributor: Wells, J. - Hinshelwood, Robert - Virtue Yorston & Co.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    View of Vicksburg and plan of the canal, fortifications & vicinity Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 294 Indicates fortifications, location, type and names of boats, roads, railroads, levees, drainage, vegetation, and the names of a few residents. Inset: [View of Vicksburg] 17 x 54 cm. Inscribed in the lower right hand corner "Major David C. Houston, Chief Engineer, 19th Army Corps, with the compliments from the author." Description derived from published bibliography....
    • Contributor: Wrotnowski, L. A.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    New Orleans, La. and its vicinity. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 241 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: Wells, J. - Ridgway, W. - Virtue & Co.
    • Date: 1863
  • 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