Collection: Osher Map Library Sheet Map Collection
Description: A geographic chart to which are added extracts of the Constitution of each of the states, and the Constitution of the United States with many useful tables upon a new plan, which brings the answer to the question that both may be seen at the time, being designed for school, and families by William Bicknell, Jr., Hartford, Me.
Bar Code: 53724
Creator: Bicknell, William
Publisher: Bicknell, William
Date Produced: 01/01/1970
Date Published: 1833
Source Referenced: 53724.0001 including roller frame: H 115.5 x W 102 cm, 53724.0002: diameter 93 cm, 53724.0003: diameter 48 cm, 53724.0004: diameter 47.5 cm
Map Type: Wall Maps
Brief Description: Stereotyped and wood-engraved. William Bicknell, Jr. was a long-time educator in the Hartford, Me. school district. He designed and published educational materials such as this geographical chart. The chart consists of columns of text including the Constitution of the United States, descriptions of the five continents and maps of the Eastern and Western Hemispheres. The chart includes three wedge-shaped cutouts through which are viewed three volvelles or wheel charts containing geographical and statistical data. The largest volvelle can be viewed through the upper cutout which describes 27 states and the two smaller volvelles address the other countries of the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe.