Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Bird's eye view of Philadelphia Bird's-eye view of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with the Schuykill River in the foreground.
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John - P.S. Duval & Son
    • Date: 1868
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Birds' eye view of New-Orleans Bird's-eye view of New Orleans, Louisiana with the Mississippi River in the foreground.
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1851
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Los Angeles, Cal. Bird's-eye view of Los Angeles, California.
    • Date: 1888
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The city of New Orleans, and the Mississippi River Lake Pontchartrain in distance. Bird's-eye view of New Orleans with the Mississippi River in the foreground; prominent building and place names are listed below the image.
    • Contributor: Currier & Ives
    • Date: 1885
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    City of New York Bird's-eye view of New York City with Battery Park in the foreground and Brooklyn Heights in the lower right corner.
    • Contributor: N. Currier (Firm) - Parsons, Charles
    • Date: 1856
  • 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
    The City of Washington birds-eye view from the Potomac-looking north Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. from above the Potomac River, looking north; prominent features listed below image.
    • Contributor: Currier & Ives - Parsons, Charles R. (Charles Richard)
    • Date: 1880
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The City of Washington Birds-Eye view from the Potomac-looking North. Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. looking north from the Potomac River with the Washington Monument in the foreground; prominent building and place names are listed below the image.
    • Contributor: Currier & Ives
    • Date: 1892
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    St. Louis Bird's-eye view of Saint Louis, Missouri as seen from above the Mississippi River.
    • Contributor: Degen, George
    • Date: 1873
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Ludlow, Vt. 1859 From south hill Bird's-eye view of Ludlow, Vermont showing railroad in foreground on the left.
    • Contributor: W. Endicott & Co.
    • Date: 1859
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Hamilton, C.W. Bird's-eye view of Hamilton, Ontario in 1859, showing harbor in the distance; with key identifying prominent buildings.
    • Contributor: Endicott & Co. (New York, N.Y.) - Rice, G. S.
    • Date: 1859
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    San Francisco. Bird's-eye view Bird's-eye view of San Francisco, California from above the bay looking west.
    • Contributor: Gifford, Charles
    • Date: 1864
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The city of greater New York Bird's-eye view of greater New York with Battery Park on the right and showing the boroughs of Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Richmond, with the Hudson River in the foreground; prominent features and locations are listed below image.
    • Date: 1905
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Willimantic, Conn., 1882 From Blake Mountain Bird's-eye view of Willimantic, Connecticut; vignettes of prominent commercial, religious, and residential buildings along top and bottom borders.
    • Contributor: Porter, Wils
    • Date: 1882
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Our city, (St. Louis, Mo.) Bird's-eye view of Saint Louis, Missouri as seen from above the Mississippi River.
    • Contributor: A. Janicke & Co.
    • Date: 1859
  • 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
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny & Birmingham Bird's-eye view of Pittsburgh at the confluence of the Monongahela, in the foreground, and the Allegheny Rivers; Birmingham is in the right foreground and Allegheny is in the distance on the left.
    • Contributor: Krebs, Otto
    • Date: 1871
  • 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
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Oshkosh, Wis. From H.L. Cottrill's Block Bird's-eye view of Oshkosh, Wisconsin showing streets with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrian traffic.
    • Contributor: Kurz, Louis
    • Date: 185?
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Waukesha, Wis. Bird's-eye view of Waukesha, Wisconsin.
    • Contributor: Kurz, Louis
    • Date: 1857
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    New York, Bird's-eye view of New York with Battery Park in the foreground and ships in the harbor.
    • Date: 1873
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee, Wisconsin with Lake Michigan in the background.
    • Contributor: Moody, David William
    • Date: 1854
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    City of New Brunswick, New Jersey Bird's-eye view of New Brunswick, New Jersey showing Raritan River the foreground; vignettes of prominent buildings, such as Rutgers College, form the top and bottom borders.
    • Date: 1880
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Paterson, N.J. Bird's-eye view of Paterson, New Jersey showing railroad in the foreground; vignettes of prominent buildings and natural landmarks form the top and bottom borders.
    • Date: 1880
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Sacramento city, Ca. from the foot of J. Street, showing I., J., & K. Sts. with the Sierra Nevada in the distance Prominent buildings identified by letter with key below image. Copyright by A. Brainerd. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 31.2 Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of Congress ; historical commentary by Alan Brinkley. New York...
    • Contributor: Parsons, Charles - Cooper, George Victor
    • Date: 1850