Collection Items

  • Map
    An illustrated historical atlas of the state of Minnesota. Extra numbered pages: 205 1/2, 206 1/2. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 3820, 3880, 3990,4030 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies
    • Contributor: Andreas, Alfred Theodore
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    Market Street, Lynn, Mass., as it appeared in 1820. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 306 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: Oliver, William T.
    • Date: 1820
  • Map
    View of Middletown, N.Y. : 1874. Bird's-eye-view. Imperfect: Darkened, fold-lined, lightly stained, torn at fold lines, taped. Includes index to points of interest, col. ill., and advertisements. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. PM3 Acquisitions control no.: 2003-19
    • Contributor: American Oleograph Co.
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    View of Oneida, N.Y. : 1874 Aerial view to horizon. Relief shown by shading and landform drawings. Imperfect: Sun-darkened, water-stained/soiled on verso. Gift; Ed. and Joyce Miller, L.C. Madison Council; June 2004. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest and col. ill. Acquisitions control no.: 2004-75 PM3
    • Contributor: Bailey, O. H. (Oakley Hoopes) - C.H. Vogt (Firm) - J. Knauber & Co. - Bailey, O. H.
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
    Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 1874
    Bird's-eye view. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. PM3 Acquisitions control no.: 2002-20
    • Contributor: Bailey, H. H. (Howard Heston) - Lith. Of G.W. Lewis (Firm) - Bailey, H. H.
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    Saratoga Springs and vicinity : scene of the inter-collegiate regatta : [see page 626]. Bird's-eye view. "Drawn and Engraved Expressly for Harper's Weekly." Supplement to Harper's Weekly, 25 July 1874. "From Sketches by Theodore R. Davis." "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the Year 1874, by Harper & Brothers ..." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. PM3
    • Contributor: Davis, Theodore R. - Harper & Brothers
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    Birds eye view of Syracuse, New York : 1874 Oriented with noward the lower left. Imperfect: Slightly sun-darkened, water-stained in lower margin, soiled on verso. Gift; Ed. and Joyce Miller, L.C. Madison Council; June 2004. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index of "References" and col. ill. Acquisitions control no.: 2004-73 PM3
    • Contributor: Bailey, H. H. (Howard Heston) - American Oleograph Co. - Bailey, H. H.
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    Wilmington, Del. 1874. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Copyright by J. C. Harkness. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 106 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest and view "Wilmington in 1770." AACR2: 110; 651/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: H.H. Bailey & Co. - Lewis, George W. - Harkness, John C.
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    South Bend, Indiana 1874. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Indexed for points of interest. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 203 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1; 710/2
    • Contributor: Ruger, A. - Stoner, J. J. - Charles Shober & Co. - Chicago Lithographing Co.
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    Abingdon, Ill., Knox Co., 1874. Bird's-eye view. Index to facilities. Dealer: Murray Hudson Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Morse, D. D.
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    The City of Chicago, showing the burnt district. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Numbered as pages 636 and 637. Published in Harpers Weekly, August 1, 1874. "From a colored print published by Currier & Ives." Text on verso, pages numbered 635 and 638. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 152.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 710/1
    • Contributor: Currier & Ives
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    Panorama of Rock Island, Ill. as seen from Davenport, Iowa. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 184 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: Hageboeck, August
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan 1874. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 349 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1; 710/2; 710/3
    • Contributor: Ruger, A. - Stoner, J. J. - Charles Shober & Co. - Chicago Lithographing Co.
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    Kalamazoo, Michigan 1874. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. Indexed for points of interest. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.) 357 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1; 710/2; 710/3
    • Contributor: Ruger, A. - Stoner, J. J. - Charles Shober & Co. - Chicago Lithographing Co.
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    Muskegon, Michigan 1874. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 365 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 710/1; 710/2
    • Contributor: Ruger, A. - Charles Shober & Co. - Chicago Lithographing Co.
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    Bird's eye view of Reedsburg, Sauk County, Wis. 1874. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 1054 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1; 710/2
    • Contributor: [Ruger, A.] - Stoner, J. J. - J. Knauber & Co.
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    [View of St. Paul, Minnesota. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 409 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 100; 651/1
    • Contributor: [Ellsbury, Geo. H.] - Green, Vernon
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    Winona, Minn. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Shows points of interest. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 416 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 100; 651/1; 710/2; 710/3
    • Contributor: Ellsbury, Geo. H. - Green, Vernon - Charles Shober & Co. - Chicago Lithographing Co.
    • Date: 1874
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The City of Chicago Bird's-eye view of Chicago, Illinois from above Lake Michigan; prominent features listed below image.
    • Contributor: Currier & Ives - Parsons & Atwater
    • Date: 1874
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The city of St. Louis Bird's-eye view of St. Louis, Missouri, as seen from above the Mississippi River; prominent features identified below the image.
    • Contributor: Currier & Ives - Parsons & Atwater
    • Date: 1874
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Minneapolis, Minn. Bird's-eye view of Minneapolis, Minnesota, seen from the west, with prominent features identified below image. The roof of Macalester College dominates the foreground. The original Hennepin Avenue bridge spans the Mississippi River.
    • Date: 1874
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    View of Pittsburgh & Allegheny Bird's-eye view of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers; Birmingham, Pennsylvania is in the right foreground and Allegheny is in the distance on the left.
    • Contributor: Krebs, Otto
    • Date: 1874
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    City of Newark, N.J. Bird's eye view of Newark, New Jersey with the Passaic River in the foreground; prominent features listed below image.
    • Contributor: Parsons & Atwater
    • Date: 1874
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    New York Bird's-eye view of New York showing the waterfront, Brooklyn Bridge, with Battery Park and Governors Island in the foreground.
    • Contributor: Schlegel, George - Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1874
  • 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
    Panoramic Mapping - Panoramic Maps - Digital Collections The tradition of perspective mapping flowered in Europe in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Mathias Merian, George Braun, Franz Hogenberg, and others produced perspective maps of European cities. These early European town plans, most often portraying major political or marketing centers, were small in size and were generally incorporated in atlases or geographical books. The perspective was usually at a low oblique ...
  • Article
    Topographical Survey of St. Louis Missouri - Panoramic Maps - Digital Collections Select a numbered tile to view a detailed panoramic map