North America Archive

  • Brooklyn Brooklyn City Railroad Map (1874) Date: 1874 Author: J B Beers and Co Dwnld: Full Size (13.62mb) 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 New York City that you might want to check out. A competent and entirely servicable street map of Brooklyn [gmap]. For more map resources and imagery...

    Brooklyn City Railroad Map (1874)

    Brooklyn Brooklyn City Railroad Map (1874) Date: 1874 Author: J B Beers and Co Dwnld: Full Size (13.62mb) 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 New York City that you might want to check out. A competent and entirely servicable street map of Brooklyn [gmap]. For more map resources and imagery...
  • Homann Erben's map of English territories in North America, from 1759. Map of English Dominions in North America Date: 1759 Author: Homann Erben 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 exploration that you might want to check out. Johann Homann's map of the ”Dominia Anglorum” (loose translation: “English domain” or...

    Map of English Dominions in North America (1759)

    Homann Erben's map of English territories in North America, from 1759. Map of English Dominions in North America Date: 1759 Author: Homann Erben 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 exploration that you might want to check out. Johann Homann's map of the ”Dominia Anglorum” (loose translation: “English domain” or...
  • J.B. Metzler's map of Immigrants to North America (German). From 1922. Immigrants to North America Date: 1853 Author: J.B. Metzler Dwnld: Full Size (13mb) 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. Lots of Germans, it seems, were making their ways to the United States in the mid-19th...

    German Immigrants to North America (1853)

    J.B. Metzler's map of Immigrants to North America (German). From 1922. Immigrants to North America Date: 1853 Author: J.B. Metzler Dwnld: Full Size (13mb) 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. Lots of Germans, it seems, were making their ways to the United States in the mid-19th...
  • Map of Chicago rapid transit lines (1926) Rand McNally's map of Chicago Public Transit (1926) Date: 1926 Author: Rand McNally Dwnld: Full Size 21.81mb Source: UW-Milwaukee 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. Rand McNally map of the city of Chicago, Illinois [gmap] and their transit system as...

    Map of Chicago rapid transit lines (1926)

    Map of Chicago rapid transit lines (1926) Rand McNally's map of Chicago Public Transit (1926) Date: 1926 Author: Rand McNally Dwnld: Full Size 21.81mb Source: UW-Milwaukee 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. Rand McNally map of the city of Chicago, Illinois [gmap] and their transit system as...
  • Map of Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis (1875) McKittrick's map of Bellefontaine Cemetery (1875) Date: 1875 Author: McKittrick and Co. Dwnld: Full Size 23.29mb 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 St Louis maps that you might want to check out. Here's a jaunty and quite beautiful McKittrick and Co map of Bellefontaine...

    Map of Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis (1875)

    Map of Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis (1875) McKittrick's map of Bellefontaine Cemetery (1875) Date: 1875 Author: McKittrick and Co. Dwnld: Full Size 23.29mb 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 St Louis maps that you might want to check out. Here's a jaunty and quite beautiful McKittrick and Co map of Bellefontaine...
  • 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...
  • Happy Canada Day - Map of Canada, 1922 US40 Map of Canada, 1922 Date: 1922 Author: Bartholomew Dwnld: Full Size (20mb) 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 Canada that you might want to check out. Well, hell... I can't believe I almost missed Canada Day. Better late than never,...

    HAPPY CANADA DAY – Map of Canada (1922)

    Happy Canada Day - Map of Canada, 1922 US40 Map of Canada, 1922 Date: 1922 Author: Bartholomew Dwnld: Full Size (20mb) 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 Canada that you might want to check out. Well, hell... I can't believe I almost missed Canada Day. Better late than never,...
  • The Atlas of the United States Printed for the Use of the Blind Atlas of the United States Printed for the Use of the Blind Date: 1837 Author: Cray, Howe & Ruggles Dwnld: Full Size 01 || 02 Source: DRMC 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....

    DRMC: Amazing “U.S. Atlas for the Blind”

    The Atlas of the United States Printed for the Use of the Blind Atlas of the United States Printed for the Use of the Blind Date: 1837 Author: Cray, Howe & Ruggles Dwnld: Full Size 01 || 02 Source: DRMC 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....
  • Des Barres' chart of Plymouth Bay (1770s) Des Barres' chart of Plymouth Bay (1770s) Date: 1770s Author: Joseph Des Barres Dwnld: Full Size (6.5mb) 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 Massachusetts that you might want to check out. Happy U.S. Thanksgiving, folks. Here's a map of Plymouth Bay [gmap]; notable...

    Happy Thanksgiving – Plymouth Bay (1770s)

    Des Barres' chart of Plymouth Bay (1770s) Des Barres' chart of Plymouth Bay (1770s) Date: 1770s Author: Joseph Des Barres Dwnld: Full Size (6.5mb) 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 Massachusetts that you might want to check out. Happy U.S. Thanksgiving, folks. Here's a map of Plymouth Bay [gmap]; notable...
  • New weldt oder Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India ligen Munster's Map of the New World (1550) Date: 1550 Author: Sebastian Munster Dwnld: Full Size (2.96mb) 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 the Holy Land that you might want to check out. Great 16th-Century map...

    Munster’s Map of the New World (1550)

    New weldt oder Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India ligen Munster's Map of the New World (1550) Date: 1550 Author: Sebastian Munster Dwnld: Full Size (2.96mb) 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 the Holy Land that you might want to check out. Great 16th-Century map...
  • Panorama From Point Sublime Dutton's Panorama From Point Sublime, Grand Canyon (1882) Date: 1882 Author: Dutton Dwnld: Full Size (27.20mb) 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 National Parks that you might want to check out. Geologist Clarence Dutton illustrated this fantastic panorama of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone [gmap]...

    Dutton’s Panorama of the Grand Canyon (1882)

    Panorama From Point Sublime Dutton's Panorama From Point Sublime, Grand Canyon (1882) Date: 1882 Author: Dutton Dwnld: Full Size (27.20mb) 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 National Parks that you might want to check out. Geologist Clarence Dutton illustrated this fantastic panorama of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone [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...