This interesting pictorial representation shows 78 of the man-made tall buildings of the late 19th century side by side. Most are places of worship, but the Washington Monument is the tallest one shown. In upper right, the Eiffel Tower, opened in 1889, is added for comparison. From National Standard Atlas of the World.
1898 Cram Comparison of Tall Buildings Globally
Diagram of the Principal High Buildings of the World
Map Maker Specifics
G Cram, 1898, Chicago
13.2 x 10.5 in. plus margins
Good. Nice color print, with age toning, more in margins. Marginal chips.