This patent medicine Victorian trade card was part of a lot I bought recently. I was curious about who Nellie Bly was, so googled her. What I found was a web site full of other Nellie Bly trade cards as well as links to information on her.
Elizabeth Jane Cochrane, aka Nellie Bly, was a woman journalist who gained world fame when she beat fictional character, Phileas Fogg’s record for traveling around the world with a time of 72 days, 6 hours, 11 minutes, and 14 seconds.
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