Nesta Nielson The World august 8 1897
R PIONEER ¥HEEL¥OMflN. 3 idea of making her way to San Francisco by bicycle would be appalling to the average young | * whoelwoman, however enthusiastic. There is one young woman in New York, however, who finds In this scheme the most attractive method of spending a vacation, and in a very few days she will start to carry out her plan. Her name is Nesta Neilson, and she is a remarkably pretty and successful young actress. This pioneer in transcontinental wheeling will be accompanied in her summer trip by her younger brother and sister—Edward and Eleanor. The trio will have no guides, no cut and dried routes of travel; the necessary experience they expect to gain en route. The trip will be made by easy stages. Miss Nellson is but twenty-two years old. She is a blonde! tall and slender, with gray-blue eyes. Her homeiis at No. 04 West One Hundred and Nineteenth street. When very young she was a member of the Lawrence Barrett company. She retired from the stage for a while after that actor's death.