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 ...
Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Hébert, John R. - Dempsey, Patrick E. (patrick Eugene)
Consists of the Sanborn fire insurance map holdings of the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress. These maps depict the commercial, industrial, and residential sections of approximately 12,000 cities and towns primarily in the United States but also include limited portions of Canada, Cuba, and Mexico. Sanborn maps were designed to assist fire insurance agents in determining the degree of hazard ...
Map of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, forts and fortification, express companies, railroads, and magnetic telegraph wires. Includes railroads which have been completed and in operation up to July 1863.
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
Ruger, A. - Chicago Lithographing Co.