[Disagreeing Couple]

Dublin Core

Title

[Disagreeing Couple]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1907-06-04

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Meets a disagreeing couple on the street.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

104

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1907-06-04

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

8

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Oh! How are you folks? How's the world treating you both, any way?
Woman: Oh! Thank you very well indeed! How is Mr. Bunion? Excepting--
Man: Yes, I was going to say excepting myself, the world is not treating--
/
Mr. Bunion: Oh! is that so? What is the
Woman: Aw! Nothing is the matter with him, no, Mr. Bunion, he just likes to complain. He's always com-
Man: No, Dear, I'm not always complaining! I was merely go to say that I --
/
Mr. Bunion: Well, it is this way--
Woman: Why, Hen, I never years you when you were not finding fault with one thing or the other--
Man: But wait a minute! You say I am always finding fault with everything--
/
Mr. Bunion: We, ah, eh
Woman: Mr. Bunion, my husband is a peculiar man. He's different than other men, I wish he wasn't--
Man: I am not, dear, any different than any other man! Listen to me and I'll finish what I--
/
Mr. Bunion: Um! Ahem!
Woman: You've told me yourself that you were different than other men, you know you did! Many times!
Man: Aw! You don't understand! Elizabeth! I was going to say in answer to Mr. Bunion
/
Mr. Bunion: When ever I start to
Woman: Only last week you confessed to me that you simply were up against it as you described it to me.
Man: Well! I was talking about eh, another, on, eh, a different subject. Wait a-
/
Mr. Bunion: It looks like rain!
Woman: The trouble with my husband, Mister Bunion, is he hasn't enough "get up" in him--
Man: Oh, well!!!! I'll see you later, Mr. Bunion!
/
Mr. Bunion: Well! Good day!
Woman: Good day, Mister Bunion! Give my regards to Mrs. Bunion! How is she--
Man: Come on! Come on! Come on!

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.174

Tags

marriage

Files

104-1907-6-4.jpg

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Disagreeing Couple],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 18, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/104.