[Birthmarked Baby]

Dublin Core

Title

[Birthmarked Baby]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1907-06-25

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Meets a father with a baby who has the birthmark of a hoe on its back.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

107

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1907-06-25

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

8

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Ah! A ray of sun shine! Here comes a baby! Look at the fond father. I wish I were as happy!
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Father: Look baby boy! See the nice man.
Mr. Bunion: Wait I'll set this valise to one side!
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Father: Yes. He's a boy an a year old eh, yea! Yea! He's a dandy ha big, too for--
Mr. Bunion: You'r a whopper!
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Father: Eats anything and everything in sight, sound as a board an happy all day long--
Mr. Bunion: I'd be happy if I owned you, you bet!
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Father: Never cries nope, not a blemish on him except a birthmark on his shoulders
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Father: Funny thing too, its a perfect picture of a hoe right between his shoulders--
Mr. Bunion: A birthmark, um!
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Father: Yep but that won't hurt nope! Will it, eh baby? Come.
Mr. Bunion: No it probably won't hurt him, no.--
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Father: Say good by to the nice man, baby.
Mr. Bunion: The baby has a hoe marked on his back hum a birthmark of a hoe! His papa is happy, hum!

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.179

Files

107-1907-6-25.jpg

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Birthmarked Baby],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 19, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/107.