Featured Maps Archive

  • Geo. H. Walker's Terminals of the Chicago and North-Western in 1902. Terminals of the C&NW Date: 1902 Author: Geo. H. Walker and Co. Dwnld: Full Size (11.9mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Chicago maps that you might want to check out. George Walker's birdseye map of Chicago [gmap] depicts the city's terminals for the Chicago...

    Terminals of the Chicago and North Western (1902)

    Geo. H. Walker's Terminals of the Chicago and North-Western in 1902. Terminals of the C&NW Date: 1902 Author: Geo. H. Walker and Co. Dwnld: Full Size (11.9mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Chicago maps that you might want to check out. George Walker's birdseye map of Chicago [gmap] depicts the city's terminals for the Chicago...
  • Houston, Texas birdseye map – Author unknown, c. 1891. Birdseye view of Houston, Texas Date: 1891 Author: ?? Dwnld: Full Size (16.3mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Houston maps that you might want to check out. This birdseye map of Houston [gmap] is a bit of a mystery. No indicators of authorship anywhere. It's masterfully...

    Birdseye Map of Houston, Texas (1891)

    Houston, Texas birdseye map – Author unknown, c. 1891. Birdseye view of Houston, Texas Date: 1891 Author: ?? Dwnld: Full Size (16.3mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Houston maps that you might want to check out. This birdseye map of Houston [gmap] is a bit of a mystery. No indicators of authorship anywhere. It's masterfully...
  • Henderson's birdseye map of the Tennessee Exposition in 1897. Birdseye view of the Tennessee Exposition Date: 1897 Author: Henderson Litho. Dwnld: Full Size (18.5mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Nashville maps that you might want to check out. Henderson's birdseye map of the Tennessee Exposition [gmap] in Nashville, Tennessee in 1897 For more maps and...

    Birdseye Map of the Tennessee Exposition (1897)

    Henderson's birdseye map of the Tennessee Exposition in 1897. Birdseye view of the Tennessee Exposition Date: 1897 Author: Henderson Litho. Dwnld: Full Size (18.5mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Nashville maps that you might want to check out. Henderson's birdseye map of the Tennessee Exposition [gmap] in Nashville, Tennessee in 1897 For more maps and...
  • T.M. Fowler's birdseye map of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1902. Birdseye view of Pittsburgh Date: 1902 Author: T.M. Fowler Dwnld: Full Size (7.2mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff Sharp T.M. Fowler illustration of Pittsburgh [gmap] showing the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers. For more maps and images from this period in the region's history, visit the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

    Fowler’s Birdseye Map of Pittsburgh (1902)

    T.M. Fowler's birdseye map of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1902. Birdseye view of Pittsburgh Date: 1902 Author: T.M. Fowler Dwnld: Full Size (7.2mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff Sharp T.M. Fowler illustration of Pittsburgh [gmap] showing the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers. For more maps and images from this period in the region's history, visit the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
  • Parson's and Atwater's city of Boston, Mass., in 1873. The City of Boston Date: 1873 Author: Parsons and Atwater Dwnld: Full Size (14.8mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff Parsons and Atwater's birdseye map of Boston [gmap] in 1873. For more maps and images from this period in the region's history, visit the Massachusetts Historical Society.

    Map of the City of Boston (1873)

    Parson's and Atwater's city of Boston, Mass., in 1873. The City of Boston Date: 1873 Author: Parsons and Atwater Dwnld: Full Size (14.8mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff Parsons and Atwater's birdseye map of Boston [gmap] in 1873. For more maps and images from this period in the region's history, visit the Massachusetts Historical Society.
  • George Hartnell Bartlett's map of the Public Libraries of Massachusetts from 1915. Public Libraries of Massachusetts Date: 1915 Author: George Hartnell Bartlett Dwnld: Full Size (15mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Massachusetts maps that you might want to check out. This charming map was made by Arlington, Massachusetts native George H. Bartlett and engraved...

    Map of Massachusetts Public Libraries (1915)

    George Hartnell Bartlett's map of the Public Libraries of Massachusetts from 1915. Public Libraries of Massachusetts Date: 1915 Author: George Hartnell Bartlett Dwnld: Full Size (15mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Massachusetts maps that you might want to check out. This charming map was made by Arlington, Massachusetts native George H. Bartlett and engraved...
  • Parsons and Atwater's birdseye map of New York and Brooklyn in 1875. New York and Brooklyn – PandA Date: c.1875 Author: Parsons and Atwater Dwnld: Full Size (14.8mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other New York City maps that you might want to check out. Parsons and Atwater's birdseye map of Manhattan and Brooklyn [gmap] in...

    New York and Brooklyn – Parsons and Atwater (1875)

    Parsons and Atwater's birdseye map of New York and Brooklyn in 1875. New York and Brooklyn – PandA Date: c.1875 Author: Parsons and Atwater Dwnld: Full Size (14.8mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other New York City maps that you might want to check out. Parsons and Atwater's birdseye map of Manhattan and Brooklyn [gmap] in...
  • Map of a porciform United States, with individual pigs representing U.S. States. By Forbes in 1876. This Porcineograph Date: 1876 Author: Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Company 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 maps tagged 'beautiful' that you might want to check out. Not at all sure what to make of this. The...

    This Porcineograph, Satirical Illustration (1876)

    Map of a porciform United States, with individual pigs representing U.S. States. By Forbes in 1876. This Porcineograph Date: 1876 Author: Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Company 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 maps tagged 'beautiful' that you might want to check out. Not at all sure what to make of this. The...
  • John Bartholomew & Co.'s Tourists' Map of Egypt and the Lower Nile, from 1897. Tourists' map of Egypt and the Lower Nile Date: 1897 Author: John Bartholomew & Co. Dwnld: Full Size (14.3mb) 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. Scottish cartographer John Bartholomew's map of Egypt...

    Tourists’ map of Egypt and the Lower Nile (1897)

    John Bartholomew & Co.'s Tourists' Map of Egypt and the Lower Nile, from 1897. Tourists' map of Egypt and the Lower Nile Date: 1897 Author: John Bartholomew & Co. Dwnld: Full Size (14.3mb) 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. Scottish cartographer John Bartholomew's map of Egypt...
  • Poole Bros.' Elevated Trains in Chicago in 1897. Elevated Trains in Chicago Date: c.1897 Author: Poole Bros. Dwnld: Full Size (17.5mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Chicago maps that you might want to check out. Poole Bros.'s birdseye map of elevated trains in Chicago [gmap] in 1897. For more maps and images from this period...

    Elevated Trains in Chicago (1897)

    Poole Bros.' Elevated Trains in Chicago in 1897. Elevated Trains in Chicago Date: c.1897 Author: Poole Bros. Dwnld: Full Size (17.5mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Chicago maps that you might want to check out. Poole Bros.'s birdseye map of elevated trains in Chicago [gmap] in 1897. For more maps and images from this period...
  • Outline of post-war new world map Gomberg's Outline of post-war new world map (1942) Date: 1942 Author: Maurice Gomberg Dwnld: Full Size (19.89mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other world maps that you might want to check out. Here is the famous Gomberg Map, produced by Maurice Gomberg, of Philadelphia. Mr....

    Gomberg’s infamous “New World Order” map (1942)

    Outline of post-war new world map Gomberg's Outline of post-war new world map (1942) Date: 1942 Author: Maurice Gomberg Dwnld: Full Size (19.89mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other world maps that you might want to check out. Here is the famous Gomberg Map, produced by Maurice Gomberg, of Philadelphia. Mr....
  • John Smith's map from “Maps for an emerging nation”. Smith's "Historical Geography" (1888) Date: 1888 Author: John F. Smith Dwnld: Full Size 13.38mb Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other thematic maps that you might want to check out. Gorgeous map by John F. Smith conflating biblical virtues with the history of...

    John F. Smith’s anti-slavery map (1888)

    John Smith's map from “Maps for an emerging nation”. Smith's "Historical Geography" (1888) Date: 1888 Author: John F. Smith Dwnld: Full Size 13.38mb Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other thematic maps that you might want to check out. Gorgeous map by John F. Smith conflating biblical virtues with the history of...
  • Le cours du fleuve Missisipi selon les relations les plus modernes Bernard's Map of the Course of the Mississippi River (1737) Date: 1737 Author: Jean-Frédéric Bernard Dwnld: Full Size (5.76mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the Mississippi River that you might want to check out. Here's a real...

    Bernard’s Course of the Mississippi (1737)

    Le cours du fleuve Missisipi selon les relations les plus modernes Bernard's Map of the Course of the Mississippi River (1737) Date: 1737 Author: Jean-Frédéric Bernard Dwnld: Full Size (5.76mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the Mississippi River that you might want to check out. Here's a real...
  • Map of the peninsula of Florida and adjacent islands : East Coast Line, the St. Augustine routes and connections. Railroad map of Florida (1893) Date: 1893 Author: Jacksonville, St. Augustine, and Indian River Railway Dwnld: Full Size (12.72mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Florida that you might want...

    Railroad map of Florida (1893)

    Map of the peninsula of Florida and adjacent islands : East Coast Line, the St. Augustine routes and connections. Railroad map of Florida (1893) Date: 1893 Author: Jacksonville, St. Augustine, and Indian River Railway Dwnld: Full Size (12.72mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Florida that you might want...
  • History of Los Angeles History of Los Angeles (1929) Date: 1929 Author: Gerald A Eddy Dwnld: Full Size (3.14mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of California that you might want to check out. A lively children's map purporting to illustrate the History of Los Angeles, California. For more map...

    Eddy’s gorgeous “History of Los Angeles” map (1929)

    History of Los Angeles History of Los Angeles (1929) Date: 1929 Author: Gerald A Eddy Dwnld: Full Size (3.14mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of California that you might want to check out. A lively children's map purporting to illustrate the History of Los Angeles, California. For more map...
  • Civil War Battlefield Collage Civil War Battlefield Collage (1895) Date: 1895 Author: US Govt Print Office Dwnld: Full Size (13.09mb) Source: Rumsey Map Collection Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the U.S. Civil War that you might want to check out. Two collages of U.S. Civil War battlefields, made in the late-19th Century...

    Civil War Battlefield Collages (1895)

    Civil War Battlefield Collage Civil War Battlefield Collage (1895) Date: 1895 Author: US Govt Print Office Dwnld: Full Size (13.09mb) Source: Rumsey Map Collection Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the U.S. Civil War that you might want to check out. Two collages of U.S. Civil War battlefields, made in the late-19th Century...
  • The Alaska Line A Good Natured Map of Alaska (1934) Date: 1934 Author: Alaska Steamship Co Dwnld: Full Size (12.10mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Alaska that you might want to check out. I'd feel a bit pandered-to if this was used as a tool to sell me...

    A Good Natured Map of Alaska (1934)

    The Alaska Line A Good Natured Map of Alaska (1934) Date: 1934 Author: Alaska Steamship Co Dwnld: Full Size (12.10mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Alaska that you might want to check out. I'd feel a bit pandered-to if this was used as a tool to sell me...
  • Authorized map of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition Authorized map of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition (1934) Date: 1934 Author: General Foods Corp Dwnld: Full Size (7.87mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Antarctica that you might want to check out. The General Foods Corporation bankrolled this map of...

    Map of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition (1934)

    Authorized map of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition Authorized map of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition (1934) Date: 1934 Author: General Foods Corp Dwnld: Full Size (7.87mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Antarctica that you might want to check out. The General Foods Corporation bankrolled this map of...
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