Round the world with Nellie Bly...


 Nellie Bly (1864-1922) was the pen name of American journalist 
Elizabeth Jane Cochrane. She was a ground-breaking reporter known for a 
record-breaking trip around the world in emulation of Jules Verne's character 
Phileas Fogg, and an exposé in which she faked insanity to study a mental 
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


Goodbye, 1890


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'


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