1880s Archive

  • Fowler, Downs and Moyer's birdseye map of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in 1889. Birdseye view of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Date: 1889 Author: Fowler, Downs and Moyer Dwnld: Full Size (18.3mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Pennsylvania that you might want to check out. Fowler's birdseye map of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania [gmap] in 1889. For more maps and...

    Birdseye view of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (1889)

    Fowler, Downs and Moyer's birdseye map of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in 1889. Birdseye view of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Date: 1889 Author: Fowler, Downs and Moyer Dwnld: Full Size (18.3mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Pennsylvania that you might want to check out. Fowler's birdseye map of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania [gmap] in 1889. For more maps and...
  • J.J. Stoner's birdseye map of Las Vegas, New Mexico in 1882. x Birdseye view of Las Vegas, New Mexico Date: 1882 Author: J.J. Stoner Dwnld: Full Size (6.5mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff J.J. Stoner illustration of Las Vegas, New Mexico [gmap] that highlights some of the pitfalls that Stoner is prone to stepping in. The contrast is too stark, the perspective feels odd, and the...

    Birdseye view of Las Vegas, New Mexico – 1882

    J.J. Stoner's birdseye map of Las Vegas, New Mexico in 1882. x Birdseye view of Las Vegas, New Mexico Date: 1882 Author: J.J. Stoner Dwnld: Full Size (6.5mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff J.J. Stoner illustration of Las Vegas, New Mexico [gmap] that highlights some of the pitfalls that Stoner is prone to stepping in. The contrast is too stark, the perspective feels odd, and the...
  • Calvert's birdseye view of the central portion of the City of Detroit in 1889. Birdseye view of the central portion of the City of Detroit, Michigan Date: 1889 Author: Calvert Lith. Co. Dwnld: Full Size (5.4mb) 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. Calvert's birdseye map of...

    Calvert’s birdseye of the City of Detroit (1889)

    Calvert's birdseye view of the central portion of the City of Detroit in 1889. Birdseye view of the central portion of the City of Detroit, Michigan Date: 1889 Author: Calvert Lith. Co. Dwnld: Full Size (5.4mb) 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. Calvert's birdseye map of...
  • Mills Eng. Co.'s birdseye map of Denver Colorado from 1887. Birdseye view of Denver Date: 1887 Author: Mills Eng. Co. Dwnld: Full Size (12.7mb) 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. Mills Engineering drafted this birdseye of Denver [gmap] for the Rocky Mountain News in 1887. The etching...

    Birdseye view of Denver – R.M.N. (1887)

    Mills Eng. Co.'s birdseye map of Denver Colorado from 1887. Birdseye view of Denver Date: 1887 Author: Mills Eng. Co. Dwnld: Full Size (12.7mb) 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. Mills Engineering drafted this birdseye of Denver [gmap] for the Rocky Mountain News in 1887. The etching...
  • H. Wellge's birdseye map of The Dalles, Oregon in 1884. Birdseye view of The Dalles, Oregon Date: 1884 Author: H. Wellge Dwnld: Full Size (7.1mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Oregon maps that you might want to check out. Wellge's birdseye map of The Dalles, Oregon [gmap] in 1884. For more maps and images from...

    Birdseye view of The Dalles, Oregon (1884)

    H. Wellge's birdseye map of The Dalles, Oregon in 1884. Birdseye view of The Dalles, Oregon Date: 1884 Author: H. Wellge Dwnld: Full Size (7.1mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Oregon maps that you might want to check out. Wellge's birdseye map of The Dalles, Oregon [gmap] in 1884. For more maps and images from...
  • J.J. Stoner's birdseye view of Cedar Key, Florida in 1884. x Birdseye view of Cedar Key, Florida Date: 1884 Author: J.J. Stoner Dwnld: Full Size (4.7mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff My first thought when I saw this Stoner litho of Cedar Key, Florida [gmap] was ”Wow, sure is a lot of industry going on there, what's that about”. Even after seeing all the little stacked...

    Birdseye view of Cedar Key, Florida

    J.J. Stoner's birdseye view of Cedar Key, Florida in 1884. x Birdseye view of Cedar Key, Florida Date: 1884 Author: J.J. Stoner Dwnld: Full Size (4.7mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff My first thought when I saw this Stoner litho of Cedar Key, Florida [gmap] was ”Wow, sure is a lot of industry going on there, what's that about”. Even after seeing all the little stacked...
  • J. Blanton Postlethwaite's birdseye view of Paducah, Kentucky in 1889. Biredseye view of Paducah, Kentucky Date: 1889 Author: J. Blanton Postlethwaite Dwnld: Full Size (16.2mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Kentucky maps that you might want to check out. Postlethwaite's birdseye map of Paducah, Kentucky [gmap] in 1889. For more maps and images from this...

    Birdseye view of Paducah, Kentucky (1889)

    J. Blanton Postlethwaite's birdseye view of Paducah, Kentucky in 1889. Biredseye view of Paducah, Kentucky Date: 1889 Author: J. Blanton Postlethwaite Dwnld: Full Size (16.2mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Kentucky maps that you might want to check out. Postlethwaite's birdseye map of Paducah, Kentucky [gmap] in 1889. For more maps and images from this...
  • E.S. Moore's birdseye Map of Azusa, California, from 1887. Azusa, California Birdseye Map Date: 1887 Author: E.S. Moore Dwnld: Full Size (9.5mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Southern California maps that you might want to check out. Birdseye view of Azusa [gmap], California in 1887. The Library of Congress has this one as being by...

    Azusa, California Birdseye Map (1887)

    E.S. Moore's birdseye Map of Azusa, California, from 1887. Azusa, California Birdseye Map Date: 1887 Author: E.S. Moore Dwnld: Full Size (9.5mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Southern California maps that you might want to check out. Birdseye view of Azusa [gmap], California in 1887. The Library of Congress has this one as being by...
  • H. Wellge's birdseye map of Seattle, Washington in 1884. Birdseye view of Seattle – 1884 Date: 1884 Author: H. Wellge Dwnld: Full Size (12.8mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff Beck & Pauli's birdseye map of Seattle [gmap], Washington Territory, in 1884. For more maps and images from this period in the region's history, visit the Washington State Historical Society.

    Wellge’s Birdseye view of Seattle (1884)

    H. Wellge's birdseye map of Seattle, Washington in 1884. Birdseye view of Seattle – 1884 Date: 1884 Author: H. Wellge Dwnld: Full Size (12.8mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff Beck & Pauli's birdseye map of Seattle [gmap], Washington Territory, in 1884. For more maps and images from this period in the region's history, visit the Washington State Historical Society.
  • Andrew Pearce Stout's “The Journeys and Deeds of Jesus” with scriptural annotations. From 1881. The Journeys and Deeds of Jesus Date: 1881 Author: Andrew Pearce Stout Dwnld: Full Size (10.3mb) 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. Andrew Pearce Stout's ”The journeys, and deeds of Jesus, and...

    The Journeys and Deeds of Jesus (1881)

    Andrew Pearce Stout's “The Journeys and Deeds of Jesus” with scriptural annotations. From 1881. The Journeys and Deeds of Jesus Date: 1881 Author: Andrew Pearce Stout Dwnld: Full Size (10.3mb) 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. Andrew Pearce Stout's ”The journeys, and deeds of Jesus, and...
  • Verlag von Caesar Schmidt's “Europe Today”. Made in 1887. Das heutige Europa Date: 1887 Author: Verlag von Caesar Schmidt Dwnld: Full Size (0.6mb) 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. 19th Century Europe seemed to really like making maps where countries are anthropomorphic depictions of what were...

    Anthropomorphic Map “Europe Today” (1887)

    Verlag von Caesar Schmidt's “Europe Today”. Made in 1887. Das heutige Europa Date: 1887 Author: Verlag von Caesar Schmidt Dwnld: Full Size (0.6mb) 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. 19th Century Europe seemed to really like making maps where countries are anthropomorphic depictions of what were...
  • Rand McNally's map of the Northern Pacific Railroad. From 1882. Map of Northern Pacific Railroad Date: 1882 Author: Rand McNally Dwnld: Full Size (15.2mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other railroad maps that you might want to check out. Here's a map of the Northern Pacific Railroad. I'm afraid that I'm not all that knowledgeable,...

    Map of Northern Pacific Railroad (1882)

    Rand McNally's map of the Northern Pacific Railroad. From 1882. Map of Northern Pacific Railroad Date: 1882 Author: Rand McNally Dwnld: Full Size (15.2mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other railroad maps that you might want to check out. Here's a map of the Northern Pacific Railroad. I'm afraid that I'm not all that knowledgeable,...
  • Map of the Great Wabash System Rand McNally's Map of the Great Wabash Railroad System (1886) Date: 1886 Author: Rand McNally Dwnld: Full Size (17.16mb) 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 railroads that you might want to check out. Rand McNally map of the Wabash, St. Louis, and Pacific...

    The Great Wabash Railroad System (1886)

    Map of the Great Wabash System Rand McNally's Map of the Great Wabash Railroad System (1886) Date: 1886 Author: Rand McNally Dwnld: Full Size (17.16mb) 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 railroads that you might want to check out. Rand McNally map of the Wabash, St. Louis, and Pacific...
  • Grandes routes commerciales du Sahara Trade Routes of the Sahara (1889) Date: 1889 Author: E Blanc Dwnld: Full Size (6.28mb) 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 Africa that you might want to check out. Late-19th Century French map of Trans-Saharan trade routes.

    Trade Routes of the Sahara (1889)

    Grandes routes commerciales du Sahara Trade Routes of the Sahara (1889) Date: 1889 Author: E Blanc Dwnld: Full Size (6.28mb) 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 Africa that you might want to check out. Late-19th Century French map of Trans-Saharan trade routes.
  • Map of the Yellowstone National Park Map of the Yellowstone National Park in 1881 Date: 1881 Author: Nat'l Park Exhib Dwnld: Full Size (7.96mb) 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 Yellowstone that you might want to check out. Prepared for the National Park Exhibit in 1972.

    Map of the Yellowstone National Park (1881)

    Map of the Yellowstone National Park Map of the Yellowstone National Park in 1881 Date: 1881 Author: Nat'l Park Exhib Dwnld: Full Size (7.96mb) 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 Yellowstone that you might want to check out. Prepared for the National Park Exhibit in 1972.
  • Statistical map of the United States of America Cowdon's Statistical map of the United States of America (1888) Date: 1888 Author: James S Cowdon Dwnld: Full Size (5.41mb) 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 statistical maps that you might want to check out. Far from pretty, but better than most "jam...

    Cowdon’s Statistical map of the U.S. (1888)

    Statistical map of the United States of America Cowdon's Statistical map of the United States of America (1888) Date: 1888 Author: James S Cowdon Dwnld: Full Size (5.41mb) 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 statistical maps that you might want to check out. Far from pretty, but better than most "jam...
  • General Geological Map of Colorado Hayden's General Geological Map of Colorado (1881) Date: 1861 Author: Hayden Dwnld: Full Size (14.40mb) 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 Colorado that you might want to check out. Here's a new installment of Multi-Map Monday. Just some Geological map porn, here. Geologists will...

    Hayden’s General Geological Map of Colorado (1881)

    General Geological Map of Colorado Hayden's General Geological Map of Colorado (1881) Date: 1861 Author: Hayden Dwnld: Full Size (14.40mb) 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 Colorado that you might want to check out. Here's a new installment of Multi-Map Monday. Just some Geological map porn, here. Geologists will...
  • 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...
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