[Professors]

Dublin Core

Title

[Professors]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1907-05-28

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Sees a lot of lonely professors and then a boxer.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

103

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1907-05-28

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: There's Professor Star, who possesses a knowledge of astronomy greater than any other man, still, he does not seem to be happy.
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Mr. Bunion: Um! There's old Professor Weed. The world's expert botanist. Huh! How many people know it? How lonely he looks, all by himself!
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Mr. Bunion: There's Professor Stone, the great authority on mineralogy, hunting for facts to further his work, in that line--
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Mr. Bunion: All by his lonely, Professor Germ. The celebrated chemist and scientist few know such a great man exists. Is he a happy man?
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Mr. Bunion: Ah! There he is, away off by himself, I wonder how many people know of this famous literary man. If I but knew one half of what he does about books how happy I should be. Um! Indeedy!
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Mr. Bunion: There's the great philosopher, Doctor Gravity, poor as Job's turkey like all the rest of our brainy men. Admired by few and--
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Man #1: Why, er, dates de kid! Kid Knuckles, de bees posted guy on boxing' in de oil! Got de coin, too, he certainly can box. Um!
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Man #2: If you an I had de coin dat guy gets in deer! He knows more about a hoss dan all of 'em you ought to see him plunge on a race! Gee!

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, MAY-JUL 1907 Reel 106

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works III, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2004), pg.173

Tags

happiness

Files

103-1907-5-28.jpg

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Professors],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed June 23, 2018, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/103.