| Historic Bird's Eye View Map of selected U.S. cities and towns. Giclee print reproductions are framed in wood composite under Plexiglas®. 18" x 14".
Unlike standard overhead maps, bird's eye maps are all about the details: bridges, boats, trees, buildings, architectural features.
From the mid-1800s through the early 1900s, these colorful 3D-quality maps were published by Currier & Ives, Rand McNally, and other companies for cities, railroad companies, and land speculators. Today the maps are fascinating historical documents.
Bird's eye views of the following cities are available: Asbury Park, NJ; Atlanta, GA; Atlantic City, NJ; Bangor, ME; Berkeley, CA; Bethlehem, PA; Birmingham, AL; Charleston, SC; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Denver, CO; Fort Worth, TX; Grand Rapids, MI; Houston, TX; Jacksonville, FL; Key West, FL; Knoxville, TN; Los Angeles, CA; Lansing, MI; Laredo, TX; Lexington, KY; Little Rock, AR; Louisville, KY; Madison, WI; Memphis, TN; Milwaukee, WI; Montgomery, AL; Mystic River, CT; New Orleans, LA; City of New York (main image above); New York East River Bridge (small image above); Newport, RI; Oakland, CA; Palm Beach, FL; Providence, RI; San Francisco, CA; Santa Barbara, CA; Springfield, IL; Toledo, OH; Tulsa, OK; Waco, TX; and Wilmington, VT.
Framed artwork of historic maps. Makes a great gift for history buffs.