Round the World with Nellie Bly

Classification: 
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions: 
board: 16 5/8 x 15 3/4 in. ( 42.2 x 40 cm ) box: 1 5/8 x 8 3/4 x 16 1/2 in. ( 4.1 x 22.2 x 41.9 cm )
Description: 
"Game of Round the World with Nellie Bly" board game with board, spinner, four turned wooden playing pieces, instructions and a quality control slip in paper covered cardboard box; board with a multicolored 73 step circular path detailing a trip around the world starting and finishing in New York; center of board with image of lower Manhattan, Brooklyn Bridge and the Statue of Liberty; four corners printed with Nellie Bly, Jules Verne, a train and a steam ship; board inscribed, "NELLIE BLY/ THE WORLD'S GLOBE CIRCLER/ GOOD BY PHINEAS!/ JULES VERNE/ SPEEDING ACROSS THE ATLANTIC./ OVER A MILE A MINUTE./ ALL RECORDS BROKEN." reverse of the board printed with an image of Bly carrying a case and inscribed, "GAME OF/ Round/ the/ World/ A/ NOVEL AND/ FASCINATING/ GAME/ With/ THE WORLD'S GLOBE CIRCLER/ Nellie Bly./ WITH/ PLENTY/ OF/ EXCITEMENT/ BY/ LAND AND/ SEA/ McLOUGHLIN BRO'S PUB, NEW YORK. COPYRIGHT 1890 BY J.A.GROZIER"; box cover with and image of Nellie Bly and the inscription, "ROUND THE WORLD/ WITH/ NELLIE BLY./ A NOVEL AND FASCINATING GAME WITH PLENTY/ OF EXCITEMENT ON LAND AND SEA./ McLOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Object Number: 
2000.448
Marks: 
lithographed: on the board: "NELLIE BLY/ THE WORLD'S GLOBE CIRCLER/ GOOD BY PHINEAS!/ JULES VERNE/ SPEEDING ACROSS THE ATLANTIC./ OVER A MILE A MINUTE./ ALL RECORDS BROKEN." lithographed: on the reverse of the board: "GAME OF/ Round/ the/ World/ A/ NOVE
Gallery Label: 
This game is based on the adventures of Nellie Bly, the pseudonym of Elizabeth Cochrane, an American journalist who traveled around the world in an attempt to break the record created by the fictional Phineas Fogg in Jules Verne's Around the World in Eighty Days. The New York World initiated the enterprise and kept its readers informed of her adventures with pictures and daily articles on her adventures. She sailed from New York on November 14, 1889 and completed her round-trip journey in 72..
Bibliography: 
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
2365
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

The Pretty Village

Classification: 
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Paper, cardboard, tin
Dimensions: 
box: 1 1/4 x 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. ( 3.2 x 39.4 x 26.7 cm )
Description: 
Miniature cardboard village in a box with seven complete houses, two partial houses and three tin stands; box cover lithographed with an image of eight children playing with a village set, five in a parlor and three on the stair and an entry hall, image surrounded by a paper village; box inscribed, "THE PRETTY/ VILLAGE/ Copyrighted 1890/ by McLOUGHLIN BRO'S/ N-YORK."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Object Number: 
2000.442
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE PRETTY/ VILLAGE/ Copyrighted 1890/ by McLOUGHLIN BRO'S/ N-YORK."
Bibliography: 
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
2304
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Jigsaw puzzle

Classification: 
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Wood, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 2 1/8 x 12 x 8 7/8 in. ( 5.4 x 30.5 x 22.5 cm )
Description: 
Wooden box covered in dark blue paper, with cover illustration of completed puzzle in various colors of side-wheel steamer "PILGRIM" with three decks and two smokestacks passing under finely detailed bridge (probably Brooklyn Bridge); tugboat to right and another side-wheel steamer to left; decks crowded with figures, some colorfully dressed; 68 large puzzle pieces.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Object Number: 
1992.12.14
Marks: 
lithographed: on cover, top: "PICTURE PUZZLE" lithographed: on cover, bottom: "MCLOUGHLIN BRO'S NEW-YORK." lithographed: on paddlewheel and front of boat: "PILGRIM" lithographed: on banner above smokestacks: "FALL R[IVER] LINE" written: on tag attache
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
2243
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Miniature ladles (4)

Classification: 
Date: 
1900-1930
Medium: 
Tin
Dimensions: 
each (a-c): 3 1/4 x 5/8 x 1/4 in. (8.3 x 1.6 x 0.6 cm)
Description: 
Four miniature cast tin ladles.
Object Number: 
INV.10013
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1930
eMuseum Object ID: 
2088
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Miniature food mold

Classification: 
Date: 
1875-1925
Medium: 
Iron, tin, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 3 x 2 in. ( 2.5 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Miniature tinned and painted sheet iron food mold.
Object Number: 
INV.9903
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1925
eMuseum Object ID: 
2087
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Collection of carved animals (7)

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
largest: 3 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 7/8 in. ( 7.9 x 9.5 x 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Collection of 7 carved wooden animals including three pigs, two deer, one cow, and one elephant, all painted gray or brown.
Object Number: 
INV.8192
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
2010
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Still bank

Classification: 
Date: 
1870-1910
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 7 x 6 in. ( 22.9 x 17.8 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Cast iron still bank in the form of a building with hipped roof and cupola, unpainted; pierced details include eight arched windows, nine circular windows, six windows in edge of roof, and fan-light over door; cast details include brickwork, roof tiles, and set of steps leading up to door; door opens and closes (key missing).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Laura Harding
Object Number: 
1998.37
Marks: 
cast: on front of bank, above door: "STATE BANK"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1910
eMuseum Object ID: 
1905
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Doll: man w/baskets on donkey

Classification: 
Date: 
1940-1960
Medium: 
Straw
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 7 1/2 x 4 in. ( 15.2 x 19 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Woven straw doll of male figure riding donkey with two baskets; rider's hat painted green and pants painted red; seeds rattle inside donkey's body.
Object Number: 
INV.10968
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1960
eMuseum Object ID: 
1903
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Dissected Map of the United States

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1880
Medium: 
Cardboard, wood, paper
Dimensions: 
box: 2 1/2 x 9 7/8 x 7 1/2 in. ( 6.4 x 25.1 x 19 cm )
Description: 
"Dissected Map of the United States" picture puzzle with 52 pieces (missing North Carolina) in a wooden box; cover lithographed with an illustration in various colors of Liberty dressed in blue gown with red and white striped drapery, seated on rock in pastoral setting with representation of a Native American standing next to her with a feather headdress, and moccasins, holding bow; box cover inscribed, "DISSECTED MAP/ OF THE/ United States/ McLOUGHLIN/ BROS./ N.Y".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Object Number: 
2000.548
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "DISSECTED MAP/ OF THE/ United States/ McLOUGHLIN/ BROS./ N.Y"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
1845
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Vignette Authors

Classification: 
Date: 
1874
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 5 7/8 x 4 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 14.9 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
"Vignette Authors" card game with 72 playing cards in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover chromolithographed with a medallion portrait of Longfellow surrounded by books and writing equipment; box cover inscribed, "VIGNETTE AUTHORS/ E. G. SELCHOW & CO. NEW YORK./ REGISTER IN PATENT OFFICE SEPTEMBER 17TH 1874.".
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Object Number: 
2000.545
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "VIGNETTE AUTHORS/ E. G. SELCHOW & CO. NEW YORK./ REGISTER IN PATENT OFFICE SEPTEMBER 17TH 1874."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1874
eMuseum Object ID: 
1843
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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