Archive for August, 2011

  • Rascher's birdseye view of the Chicago meatpacking district in 1890. Birdseye View of the Chicago Meatpacking District and Stockyards Date: 1890 Author: Charles Rascher Dwnld: Full Size (12.2mb) Source: LoC: pm001494 Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Illinois maps that you might want to check out. Fans of Upton Sinclair's novel "the Jungle" will want...

    Chicago Meatpacking District and Stockyards (1890)

    Rascher's birdseye view of the Chicago meatpacking district in 1890. Birdseye View of the Chicago Meatpacking District and Stockyards Date: 1890 Author: Charles Rascher Dwnld: Full Size (12.2mb) Source: LoC: pm001494 Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Illinois maps that you might want to check out. Fans of Upton Sinclair's novel "the Jungle" will want...
  • Beck & Pauli's Birdseye Map of Little Rock. From 1887. Little Rock Birdseye Map Date: 1887 Author: Beck & Pauli Lith. Co. Dwnld: Full Size (8.4mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. Beck & Pauli's birdseye map of Little Rock, Arkansas [gmap] in 1887. For more maps...

    Little Rock, Arkansas Birdseye Map (1887)

    Beck & Pauli's Birdseye Map of Little Rock. From 1887. Little Rock Birdseye Map Date: 1887 Author: Beck & Pauli Lith. Co. Dwnld: Full Size (8.4mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. Beck & Pauli's birdseye map of Little Rock, Arkansas [gmap] in 1887. For more maps...
  • A. Ruger’s Birdseye map of Columbia, Missouri in 1869. Birdseye view of Columbia, Missouri Date: 1869 Author: A. Ruger Dwnld: Full Size (9.9mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn’t part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. Here’s the town where your Big Map Curator the 59 King went to school; I spent six...

    Birdseye Map of Columbia, Missouri (1869)

    A. Ruger’s Birdseye map of Columbia, Missouri in 1869. Birdseye view of Columbia, Missouri Date: 1869 Author: A. Ruger Dwnld: Full Size (9.9mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn’t part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. Here’s the town where your Big Map Curator the 59 King went to school; I spent six…
  • Henry Wellge's birdseye Map of Pikes Peak, Colorado, from 1890. Pikes Peak Birdseye Map Date: 1890 Author: Henry Wellge Dwnld: Full Size (10.2mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Colorado maps that you might want to check out. Wellge's birdseye map of Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak, Colorado [gmap] in 1890. For more maps and images...

    Wellge’s Colorado Springs Birdseye Map (1890)

    Henry Wellge's birdseye Map of Pikes Peak, Colorado, from 1890. Pikes Peak Birdseye Map Date: 1890 Author: Henry Wellge Dwnld: Full Size (10.2mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Colorado maps that you might want to check out. Wellge's birdseye map of Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak, Colorado [gmap] in 1890. For more maps and images...
  • Survey of the lower Mississippi River by the British: Based on an earlier survey by the French. 1765. British Survey of the Mississippi River Date: 1765 Author: Liuet Ross Dwnld: Full Size (13.5mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of exploration that you might want to check out. If I'm interpreting the MARC record...

    British Map of the Lower Mississippi River (1765)

    Survey of the lower Mississippi River by the British: Based on an earlier survey by the French. 1765. British Survey of the Mississippi River Date: 1765 Author: Liuet Ross Dwnld: Full Size (13.5mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of exploration that you might want to check out. If I'm interpreting the MARC record...
  • Arthur L. Brown's New Salem – Home of Abraham Lincoln, from 1909. New Salem, home of Abraham Lincoln Date: 1909 Author: Arthur L. Brown Dwnld: Full Size (12.0mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. Brown's birdseye map of New Salem, Illinois [gmap] in 1909. For more maps...

    New Salem, home of Abraham Lincoln (1909)

    Arthur L. Brown's New Salem – Home of Abraham Lincoln, from 1909. New Salem, home of Abraham Lincoln Date: 1909 Author: Arthur L. Brown Dwnld: Full Size (12.0mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. Brown's birdseye map of New Salem, Illinois [gmap] in 1909. For more maps...
  • Henry F. Vogel's pen drawing of St. Louis from 1884. The Progress of the City of St. Louis Date: 1884 Author: Henry F. Vogel Dwnld: Full Size (10.4mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Missouri that you might want to check out. Vogel's map of the Progress of the City of St. Louis [gmap],...

    Vogel’s The Progress of St. Louis (1884)

    Henry F. Vogel's pen drawing of St. Louis from 1884. The Progress of the City of St. Louis Date: 1884 Author: Henry F. Vogel Dwnld: Full Size (10.4mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Missouri that you might want to check out. Vogel's map of the Progress of the City of St. Louis [gmap],...
  • The Central Intelligence Agency's map of the administrative divisions of Russia. From 2001. Map of Administrative Divisions of Russia Date: 2001 Author: CIA Dwnld: Full Size (5.7mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. A map of Russia's administrative divisions, prepared by the U.S. Govt in 2001.

    Administrative Divisions of Russia in 2001

    The Central Intelligence Agency's map of the administrative divisions of Russia. From 2001. Map of Administrative Divisions of Russia Date: 2001 Author: CIA Dwnld: Full Size (5.7mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. A map of Russia's administrative divisions, prepared by the U.S. Govt in 2001.
  • Map of Vancouver Island and Clayoquot Sound. Author unknown. From 1791. Vancouver and Clayoquot Sound Date: 1791 Author: ?? Dwnld: Full Size (8.6mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of exploration that you might want to check out. A Spanish map, possibly by Juan Carrasco (?) depicting Clayoquot Sound [gmap].

    Vancouver Island and Clayoquot Sound (1791)

    Map of Vancouver Island and Clayoquot Sound. Author unknown. From 1791. Vancouver and Clayoquot Sound Date: 1791 Author: ?? Dwnld: Full Size (8.6mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of exploration that you might want to check out. A Spanish map, possibly by Juan Carrasco (?) depicting Clayoquot Sound [gmap].
  • John Melish's map of British and Spanish possessions in North America from 1820. Map of British & Spanish possessions in North America Date: 1820 Author: John Melish Dwnld: Full Size (17.3mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. I'm not sure why I find this map by...

    British and Spanish poss in North America (1820)

    John Melish's map of British and Spanish possessions in North America from 1820. Map of British & Spanish possessions in North America Date: 1820 Author: John Melish Dwnld: Full Size (17.3mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. I'm not sure why I find this map by...
  • Four maps of Guam, for my good friends who are moving there. Four Maps of Guam Date: var Author: var Dwnld: 01, 02, 03, 04 Source: LoC, Rum., USGS Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff These maps are for my friend Vince8, who is moving to Guam with his old lady. It won't be a part of any series because I don't think he gives a...

    Four Maps of Guam. Bon Voyage, Ving. Be safe.

    Four maps of Guam, for my good friends who are moving there. Four Maps of Guam Date: var Author: var Dwnld: 01, 02, 03, 04 Source: LoC, Rum., USGS Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff These maps are for my friend Vince8, who is moving to Guam with his old lady. It won't be a part of any series because I don't think he gives a...
  • Homan Erben's map of Western Africa. French. From 1743. Map of Western Africa Date: 1743 Author: Homann Erben Dwnld: Full Size (12.3mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. Johann Homann's map of Western Africa. Anybody up for a Latin translation?: Gvinea propia, nec non Nigritiæ vel...

    Erben’s Map of Western Africa (1743)

    Homan Erben's map of Western Africa. French. From 1743. Map of Western Africa Date: 1743 Author: Homann Erben Dwnld: Full Size (12.3mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. Johann Homann's map of Western Africa. Anybody up for a Latin translation?: Gvinea propia, nec non Nigritiæ vel...
  • Birdseye map of New York City by United States Printing & Lithograph Co. - 1912 US40 #1 NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK (Birdseye Map, 1912, US Print and Litho) Date: 1912 Author: US Print. and Lith. Co Dwnld: Full Size (22mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map is part of a series depicting the 40 largest cities in the United...

    New York City, by Knickerbocker Beer (1912)

    Birdseye map of New York City by United States Printing & Lithograph Co. - 1912 US40 #1 NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK (Birdseye Map, 1912, US Print and Litho) Date: 1912 Author: US Print. and Lith. Co Dwnld: Full Size (22mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map is part of a series depicting the 40 largest cities in the United...