Collection Items

  • Map
    Niagara-Falls, N.Y. 1882. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.) 608 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 700/1; 710/2
    • Contributor: Wellge, H. (Henry) - Stoner, J. J. - Beck & Pauli - Wellge, H.
    • Date: 1882
  • Map
    Birds eye view of the city of Port Huron, Sarnia & Gratiot, St. Clair Co., Michigan 1867 & Point Edwards, Lambton Co., Canada west. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.) 370 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4; 710/1
    • Contributor: Ruger, A. - Chicago Lithographing Co.
    • Date: 1867
  • 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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