Nellie Bly (1864-1922) was the pen name of American journalist
Elizabeth Jane Cochrane. She was a ground-breaking reporter known for a
institution from within. In addition to her writing, she was also
an industrialist and charity worker.
American journalist Nellie Bly, in a publicity photo for her
around-the-world voyage. Caption on the original photo reads: 'Nellie Bly,
The New York WORLD'S correspondent who place a girdle round
the earth in 72 days, 6 hours, and 11 minutes'
'Game of Round the World with Nellie Bly'
'Round the World with Nellie Bly' board game.
McLaughlin Brothers, New York
Ready to go...
Illustration of Elizabeth Cochrane, aka Nelly Bly, in Frank Leslie's
Illustrated Newspaper, 1890.Caption reads: 'Around the world in seventy-two
days and six hours - reception of Nellie Bly at Jersey City on the completion of her journey'.
Includes two vignettes (inset) titled: 'Presenting the Globe-Girdler a
Golden Globe' and 'The Arrival in Philadelphia'