This is a perspective map of the city of Little Rock, Arkansas, that was published in 1887, but shows the town in 1871. At that time, Little Rock had about 12 thousand inhabitants, who were nonetheless very proud of what their town had to offer, such as the St Johns military college and the Mechanics’ Institute. Through a lot of turmoil and hard work, the town grew to 200 thousand inhabitants and is today a cultural, economic, government, and transportation center within Arkansas and the South. This marvelous reproduction of the 19th-century bird’s view map also boasts additionally detailed illustrations, as well as an index of points of interest. As with all maps that the pioneering panoramic-map artist Albert Ruger drew, this one has a very distinctive focus on street patterns, individual buildings, and major landscape features.