Historical Archive

  • A plan of Boston, and its environs, shewing the true situation of His Majesty's army, and also those of the rebels Revolutionary War Map of the Boston Area (1776) Date: 1776 Author: Richard Williams Dwnld: 01, 02 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 Boston that you might want to...

    Two Revolutionary War Maps of Boston Harbor (1776)

    A plan of Boston, and its environs, shewing the true situation of His Majesty's army, and also those of the rebels Revolutionary War Map of the Boston Area (1776) Date: 1776 Author: Richard Williams Dwnld: 01, 02 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 Boston that you might want to...
  • A. Ruger's birdseye map of Madison, Wisconsin in 1876. Birdseye view of Madison, Wisconsin Date: 1876 Author: A. Ruger Dwnld: Full Size (10.7mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Wisconsin maps that you might want to check out. I hadn't realized that Madison, Wisconsin [gmap] is such a pleasing isthmus before I came across this print...

    Birdseye view of Madison, Wisconsin (1876)

    A. Ruger's birdseye map of Madison, Wisconsin in 1876. Birdseye view of Madison, Wisconsin Date: 1876 Author: A. Ruger Dwnld: Full Size (10.7mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Wisconsin maps that you might want to check out. I hadn't realized that Madison, Wisconsin [gmap] is such a pleasing isthmus before I came across this print...
  • John Bull and his friends : a serio-comic map of Europe John Bull and His Friends (1900) Date: 1900 Author: Fred W Rose Dwnld: Full Size (15.76mb) 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 Europe that you might want to check out. Another "anthropomorphized Europe" map screaming for the expert...

    Map of Europe – John Bull and His Friends (1900)

    John Bull and his friends : a serio-comic map of Europe John Bull and His Friends (1900) Date: 1900 Author: Fred W Rose Dwnld: Full Size (15.76mb) 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 Europe that you might want to check out. Another "anthropomorphized Europe" map screaming for the expert...
  • Sketch of the eastern part of the U.S., showing territorial extent of the rebellion at different epochs during the war for its suppression Map of Union and Confederate Holdings in the Eastern U.S. (1862) Date: 1862 Author: US Coast Survey Dwnld: Full Size (3.94mb) 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...

    Union and Confederate Holdings in the East (1862)

    Sketch of the eastern part of the U.S., showing territorial extent of the rebellion at different epochs during the war for its suppression Map of Union and Confederate Holdings in the Eastern U.S. (1862) Date: 1862 Author: US Coast Survey Dwnld: Full Size (3.94mb) 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...
  • Map of Gen. Sullivan's march from Easton to the Senaca and Cayuga countries Map of General Sullivan's March Against the Indians (1779) Date: 1779 Author: Unknown Dwnld: Full Size (6.19mb) 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 American Indian lands that you might want to check out. This is a...

    Map of General Sullivan’s March Against the Indians (1779)

    Map of Gen. Sullivan's march from Easton to the Senaca and Cayuga countries Map of General Sullivan's March Against the Indians (1779) Date: 1779 Author: Unknown Dwnld: Full Size (6.19mb) 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 American Indian lands that you might want to check out. This is a...
  • 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...
  • Civil War Centennial, city of Atlanta : showing the area of the three major engagements and deployment of Union and Confederate forces during the summer of 1864 Civil War Centennial Map of Atlanta (1964) Date: 1964 Author: Georgia State Highway Dept Dwnld: Full Size (9.40mb) 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...

    Civil War Centennial Map of Atlanta (1964)

    Civil War Centennial, city of Atlanta : showing the area of the three major engagements and deployment of Union and Confederate forces during the summer of 1864 Civil War Centennial Map of Atlanta (1964) Date: 1964 Author: Georgia State Highway Dept Dwnld: Full Size (9.40mb) 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...
  • Boston Harbor and Surroundings Hill's Survey of Boston Harbor (1770s) Date: 1770 Author: John Hills Dwnld: Full Size (13.56mb) 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 Boston Harbor that you might want to check out. Here's a beautiful 1770s bathymetric survey of Boston Harbor [gmap]. This is the earliest 20th Century...

    Boston Harbor, Bathymetric Survey from the 1770s

    Boston Harbor and Surroundings Hill's Survey of Boston Harbor (1770s) Date: 1770 Author: John Hills Dwnld: Full Size (13.56mb) 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 Boston Harbor that you might want to check out. Here's a beautiful 1770s bathymetric survey of Boston Harbor [gmap]. This is the earliest 20th Century...
  • Aero view of the Panama Canal, looking southwest, The world's greatest engineering feat to be realized 395 years after first proposed / Copyright, 1912, by Poole Bros., Chicago. Aero view of the Panama Canal (1912) Date: 1912 Author: Poole Bros Dwnld: Full Size (10.38mb) 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 maps...

    Happy Birthday, Panama Canal (1912)

    Aero view of the Panama Canal, looking southwest, The world's greatest engineering feat to be realized 395 years after first proposed / Copyright, 1912, by Poole Bros., Chicago. Aero view of the Panama Canal (1912) Date: 1912 Author: Poole Bros Dwnld: Full Size (10.38mb) 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 maps...
  • Sketch showing the position of Cap. F.B. Schaeffer's comd. on July the 21st, 1861 / Map of Bull Run Battlefield (1861) Date: 1861 Author: Leon Joseph Fremaux Dwnld: Full Size (2.48mb) 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 U.S. Civil War that you might want to check out. In...

    Map of Bull Run Battlefield (1861)

    Sketch showing the position of Cap. F.B. Schaeffer's comd. on July the 21st, 1861 / Map of Bull Run Battlefield (1861) Date: 1861 Author: Leon Joseph Fremaux Dwnld: Full Size (2.48mb) 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 U.S. Civil War that you might want to check out. In...
  • Map showing the distribution of slaves in the Southern States Choropleth Map Depicting Slaves in the Southern U.S. (1860) Date: 1860 Author: A von Steinwehr Dwnld: Full Size (8.50mb) 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 U.S. South that you might want to check out. In honor of Juneteenth...

    Choropleth Map of U.S. Slavery (1860)

    Map showing the distribution of slaves in the Southern States Choropleth Map Depicting Slaves in the Southern U.S. (1860) Date: 1860 Author: A von Steinwehr Dwnld: Full Size (8.50mb) 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 U.S. South that you might want to check out. In honor of Juneteenth...
  • Sketch of the action between the British forces and American provincials, on the heights of the peninsula of Charlestown Map of the Battle of Bunker Hill (1776) Date: 1775 Author: John Humfrey Dwnld: Full Size (2.86mb) 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 Boston that you might want to check...

    Anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill (1776)

    Sketch of the action between the British forces and American provincials, on the heights of the peninsula of Charlestown Map of the Battle of Bunker Hill (1776) Date: 1775 Author: John Humfrey Dwnld: Full Size (2.86mb) 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 Boston that you might want to check...
  • Map of Utah Beach, Normandy, France. D-Day's right flank, Utah Beach (1944) Date: 1944 Author: U.S. Navy Dwnld: 01 || 02 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 Europe that you might want to check out. Tomorrow is the anniversary of "D-Day". U.S. Navy airphotos of Utah Beach  [gmap], the...

    D-Day’s right flank, Utah Beach (1944)

    Map of Utah Beach, Normandy, France. D-Day's right flank, Utah Beach (1944) Date: 1944 Author: U.S. Navy Dwnld: 01 || 02 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 Europe that you might want to check out. Tomorrow is the anniversary of "D-Day". U.S. Navy airphotos of Utah Beach  [gmap], the...
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam Map of the battlefield of Antietam (1862) Date: 1862 Author: W H Willcox Dwnld: Full Size (16.19mb) 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 U.S. Civil War that you might want to check out. In honor of the 149th anniversary of the battle......

    Map of the battlefield of Antietam (1862)

    Map of the battlefield of Antietam Map of the battlefield of Antietam (1862) Date: 1862 Author: W H Willcox Dwnld: Full Size (16.19mb) 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 U.S. Civil War that you might want to check out. In honor of the 149th anniversary of the battle......
  • Map of the Ohio River from Fort Pitt Map of the Ohio River from Fort Pitt (1776) Date: 1776 Author: John Montresor Dwnld: Full Size (1.71mb) 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 Revolutionary War that you might want to check out. This map of the Ohio River downstream...

    Ohio River from Fort Pitt (Pittsburgh) 1776

    Map of the Ohio River from Fort Pitt Map of the Ohio River from Fort Pitt (1776) Date: 1776 Author: John Montresor Dwnld: Full Size (1.71mb) 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 Revolutionary War that you might want to check out. This map of the Ohio River downstream...
  • A plan of the town of Boston and its environs, with the lines, batteries, and incampments of the British and American armies. Map of Boston and Surrounding Area Showing Revolutionary War Armies (1776) Date: 1776 Author: Sir Thomas Hyde Page Dwnld: Full Size (10.12mb) 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...

    Anniv of Paul Revere’s Ride. Boston in 1776

    A plan of the town of Boston and its environs, with the lines, batteries, and incampments of the British and American armies. Map of Boston and Surrounding Area Showing Revolutionary War Armies (1776) Date: 1776 Author: Sir Thomas Hyde Page Dwnld: Full Size (10.12mb) 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...
  • Photograph of San Francisco in ruins from Lawrence Captive Airship, 2000 feet above San Francisco Bay Lawrence's Kite Photo of Post-Earthquake San Francisco in 1906 Date: 1906 Author: George R Lawrence Dwnld: Full Size (11.41mb) 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 San Francisco that you might want to check...

    Kite Photo of Post-Quake San Francisco (1906)

    Photograph of San Francisco in ruins from Lawrence Captive Airship, 2000 feet above San Francisco Bay Lawrence's Kite Photo of Post-Earthquake San Francisco in 1906 Date: 1906 Author: George R Lawrence Dwnld: Full Size (11.41mb) 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 San Francisco that you might want to check...
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