Principal High Buildings of the Old World (1884)
Here’s a fascinating diagram made by George Cram, showing the 78 tallest important and famous buildings in the world during 1884. It features some of the highest architectural structures like the Washington Monument, St. Paul’s Cathedral, The Great Pyramid, Cathedral of Cologne, Parthenon, Arch of Constantine and many others. The color code in the legend is based upon the materials used in building the structures. See also Rome: Ancient Supercity.