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  • Map
    Aero-view of Monroe, New York 1923. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Oriented with north toward the lower left. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 592 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, directory, and location diagram. AACR2 Copyright not renewed, 02-27-1998.
    • Contributor: Hughes & Bailey
    • Date: 1923
  • Map
    Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 111.4 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and index to points of interest. Map of Baltimore and Ohio Railroad on verso. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: Olsen, William - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Date: 1923
  • 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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    Topographical Survey of St. Louis Missouri - Panoramic Maps - Digital Collections Select a numbered tile to view a detailed panoramic map