[Hammer]

Dublin Core

Title

[Hammer]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1907-07-02

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Tries to help a man who is struggling to move something.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

108

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1907-07-02

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: There's some poor struggling wretch! I wonder if I can be of any assistance to him
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Mr. Bunion: If I can, I will!
Man: Well, you're the first man I've met who has offered me help! This world is full of people who make a bluff at helping--
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Mr. Bunion: Yea! Yea! I, ah, um!
Man: Let me tell you, take this theif that gave that big hospital to the poor. He stole his money! He's supposed to be a good church member, huh! He's worse than the pastor of his church!
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Man: And you know his record, eh? how he got the money to build the church you remember it, don't you? how he went out holding revival meetings, which were --
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Man: nothing but plain everyday stump speeches in aid of the election of the mayor. We have the great beautifier of our bum city, as they call him, they
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Man: Forget how the fake police chief, we have and he helped up the gamblers and closed the town up so that ah, well, take my father and mother for instance of course they---
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Mr. Bunion: As I said before, if I can help you I will. What are you
Man: Deserved the deal they got neither one of them know they are alive! The whole family-
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Man: I'm trying to get this up on level ground in fact I must
Mr. Bunion: You. ah. ed.oh. Well I think I'd better go on and let you hustle that by yourself.

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.176

Tags

burden

Files

108-1907-7-2.jpg

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Hammer],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed December 18, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/108.