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.  From Cram's Unrivaled Family Atlas of the World.

1890 Cram Comparison of Tall Buildings Globally

SKU: 2466
$70.00Price
  • Title

    Diagram of the Principal High Buildings of the World

  • Map Maker Specifics

    G Cram, 1890, Chicago

  • Size

    13.2 x 10.5 in. plus margins

  • Condition

    Very Good-Good.  Nice color print, with some age toning mostly in the margins and small marginal splits and mostly corner chips.