Selections from the David Rumsey Map Collection II
Covers: The world's globe circler. (Gameboard, based on Jules Verne's Around the world in 80 days).
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This very graphic, lithographed gameboard is about journalist Nellie Bly's trip around the world in 1889-1890. Mounted on a heavy cardbord, backed with black paper, with decorative gold border. Game shows squares for each of the 73 days of her journey arranged in a circular pattern, flanked with images of Nellie Bly and Jules Verne are illustrated in the top left and right corners, Nellie's ship and train are pictured in the lower corners. It is embellished with illustrations from the remarkable character's journey. Spaces show where she was on the voyage, twisting in a nautilus-type spiral, at the center of which is Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty.
(Covers to) The "World's globe circler". (Gameboard, based on Jules Verne's Around the world in 80 days).
The "World's globe circler". (Gameboard, based on Jules Verne's Around the world in 80 days).
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