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Title

[Back from Summer Vacation]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1907-09-24

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Back from summer vacation, he has to pick out his valise from the baggage room at the train station.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

119

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1907-09-24

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Well! I'm home at last! From what most people call a summer vacation, but, I don't know, I'm glad to--Ah!--Where's my baggage check? Oh! Here it is! Um! [TO THE BAGGAGE ROOM]
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[BAGGAGE ROOM] Mr. Bunion: Can I get my valise, please? Here is my check. Get it, will you?
Man: You'll have to wait your turn, wait until we can get at it. We're in a jam!
/
[BAGGAGE ROOM] Mr. Bunion: Here's a quarter, old man, see if you can get it for me!
Man: I'll try but you see our Baggage Room is so congested we can't find where your piece is at once.
/
[BAGGAGE ROOM] Mr. Bunion: Huh! He must be having a hard tussle finding my valise. I hope it's lost for good, I most certainly do!
/
[BAGGAGE ROOM] Man: Everybody comes home at once and our Baggage Room is jammed to full of stuff that I can't find your piece, sir!
Mr. Bunion: Can I go in and see if I can pick it out?
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[BAGGAGE ROOM] Mr. Bunion: I can pick it out if I get into your place sure!
Man: Yes, Come in! I you find it I will get it out for you quick Yes! Um.
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Mr. Bunion: There it is yonder! Right over there!
Man: Oh! Yes, I see it, that one with the rivets on!
/
Crowd: Huh! He got his baggage quick enough. He much have a pull with this road.

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, AUG-OCT 1907 Reel 107

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works III, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2004), pg.185

Tags

transportation
travel

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Back from Summer Vacation],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 20, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/119.